Army reestablishes control over blocks of buildings in Damascus Countryside, kills scores of terrorists and thwarts attacks in other areas

Provinces – The Army and Armed Forces continued on Wednesday carrying out operations against terrorist organizations in several areas across the country, SANA reported.

Damascus Countryside

A military source said that an Army and Armed Forces unit reestablished control over 8 blocks of buildings to the southwest of Tal Abu Siyyeh in Khan al-Shih area in the western Damascus Countryside after eliminating the last remaining gatherings of terrorists in it.


The source also said that another army unit killed more than 30 terrorists and destroyed 12 of their vehicles in al-Darkhabieh, while other units thwarted terrorists’ attempt to attack a number of military posts in Jobar neighborhood, Erbin, Tal al-Sawan, and Hatitet al-Jarash in the eastern Damascus Countryside, inflicting heavy losses upon them in personnel and equipment.


An Army and Armed forces unit carried out intensive operations against gatherings and hotbeds of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in Daraa al-Balad area.

A military source said that a position for terrorists in al-Abbasyieh neighborhood was destroyed in the operations and a number of them were killed in Daraa al-Balad area.


According to a military source, an Army and Armed forces unit carried out a number of ambushes in areas where terrorist groups carried out infiltration attempts between Salamyieh countryside and al-Rastan area, confiscating a huge amount of munitions that were prepared to be smuggled to al-Rastan.

Deir Ezzor

Army and Armed Forces units destroy positions, gatherings and vehicles of the ISIS terrorist organization in the neighborhoods of al-Omal, al-Jubaila, al-Roshdieh, al-Howaika, to the west of Tal Barouk and to the east of Deir Ezzor Airport.