Syrian Arab army kills al-Nusra Front ringleader in Zabadani outside Damascus, destroys large number of terrorists' cars outside Lattakia

PROVINCES,(ST)_ More than 10 terrorists have been eliminated near Sheikh Sa'eed area outside Aleppo a day after killing al-Nusra Front ringleader in al-Zabadani and making advance in the southern and eastern sides of Mliha town outside Damascus.

According to a military source, the army units eliminated over 10 terrorists and hit others east of Sheikh Sa'eed area and destroyed several cars for them in al-Bab and Khan al-Assal in Aleppo countryside.

A day earlier, the army units killed al-Nusra Front ringleader, Radwan al-Nemes, plus several mercenaries from Libya and Saudi Arabia in a concentrated operation in the eastern mountains of al-Zabadani and al-Zabadani plain in Damascus countryside.

Infiltration attempts

The concentrated operation coincided with the army's progress in the southern and eastern sides of the strategic Mliha town in the Eastern Ghouta of Damascus and foiling terrorists' infiltration bids into Jorod al-Mesherfeh and its towns, Ras al-M'arra and al-Jebbeh on the Syrian-Lebanese border, according to the official news agency (SANA).

Other infiltration attempts by terrorists into al-Waer orchard in central Homs province and into Wadi al-Def near Ma'arret al-No'aman in northwestern province of Idlib as well as into Zgharo town in Lattakia countryside were also thwarted today by the army units.

The northern countryside of Lattakia witnessed strikes against groupings of al-Nusra Front-affiliates in towns of Eghmam, JabalZahyeh, Ein al-Jozeh, al-M'etmeh, Dwerin, and al-Shmeseh where many of them were killed and large number of their cars were destroyed.

In addition, there were military operation against terrorist groups in several areas outside Daraa, Homs and Quneitra provinces .

Many terrorists were killed and injured there.

Basma Qaddour