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Army Units Repel Terrorist Attack on Military Posts in Northeastern Countryside of Lattakia

PROVINCES- Army units in cooperation with the supporting forces repelled an attack by terrorist groups on a number of military posts in the northeastern countryside of Lattakia.

A military source told SANA the attack was launched by the terrorist groups from various directions targeting military posts in Kinsabba town and the mountains of Hassan al-Raei and al-Qalaa.

The attack was repelled and a number of terrorists were killed and others were injured, according to the source.


Tens of ISIS terrorists were killed or injured due to the army’s operations in Tadmur (Palmyra) area in Homs province.

SANA reporter in Homs said that an army unit expanded control in Jahar area in the western countryside of Palmyra after intensive operations during the past few hours, establishing control over the West Hill of Abbarit Jahar and restoring control over Abbarit Jahar.

The reporter said that due to the operations a number of terrorists were killed, others were injured and a number of their vehicles and varied kinds of heavy ammunition were destroyed while the rest of terrorists fled away towards the area of oil and gas fields.

The reporter confirmed the killing of 9 ISIS terrorists and the destruction of a bulldozer for ISIS during an airstrike on one of their dens in the outskirts of Palmyra city.

Deir Ezzor

Army units, supported by the Air Force, launched operations against the fortifications and gatherings of ISIS terrorist organization in the area surrounding Deir Ezzor city.

SANA reporter in the province said that an army unit directed artillery strikes against ISIS, destroying an ammunition cache in al-Ma’amel “the Factories” area in the southern axis of Deir Ezzor city.

The reporter added that an army unit, supported by Air Force, launched accurate airstrikes on one of ISIS gatherings in the Hill 17 nearby Tharda Mountain, killing a number of ISIS members, injuring others and destroying 5 dens and 2 vehicles equipped with heavy machineguns.