Army destroys terrorists’ fortifications, kills scores of them in Daraa and Deir Ezzor

Daraa - Army units carried out bombardments against gatherings and fortifications of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization and the groups affiliated to it in the neighborhoods of al-Manshiyeh and al-Karak, inflicting heavy losses upon them in the arms and personnel.

A military source said that an army unit clashed with a terrorist group which attacked, from the direction of Mo’awyia School, a number of military posts on the outskirts of al-Manshiyeh neighborhood in Daraa al-Balad area, SANA reported.

The source added that the attack was foiled,a number of terrorists were killed and injured and their arms were destroyed.

An army unit also carried out bombardments against a gathering and fortified positions of the terrorists in the surrounding of al-Khansaa School and on the northern outskirts of al-Karak neighborhood, killing a number of terrorists,injuring others and destroying a machinegun barricade and a mortar launcher.

Meanwhile, an army unit killed 8 Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists on the road of Saida-al-Gharyia al-Gharbyia in Daraa Countryside.

Legal status of number of detained persons settled in Wadi Barada, Damascus Countryside

Damascus Countryside - A number of detained persons had their legal status settled on Sunday as part of the completion of local reconciliation in Wadi Barada area in Damascus Countryside, SANA reported.

During an event held at the Governorate building, Damascus Countryside Governor Ala’a Ibrhaim said that settling the status of the detained persons came in the framework of the government’s commitment to enhancing security and stability in Wadi Barada area in order to restore normal life to it.

Syria strongly condemns terrorist attacks against two churches in Egypt

Damascus – Syria strongly condemned the terrorist acts that took place in Egypt and claimed the lives of ten of civilian people and injured others who were marking Palm Sunday, SANA reported.

An official source at the Foreign and Expatriates Ministry stressed on Sunday that Syria condemns in the strongest terms the terrorist acts that targeted Saint George Church in Tanta and Saint Mark’s Church in Alexandria in Egypt.

Army destroys position and gatherings of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists

Hama - Backed by the army air force, army units destroyed a position and hotbeds of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in the framework of the military operation carried out in cooperation with the backing forces against terrorists’ gatherings in Hama northern countryside.

An army unit carried out bombardments against fortifications of the terrorists in al-Latamina town, 35 km to the northwest of Hama City, SANA reported.

SANA added that a position of the terrorists was destroyed in the bombardments and terrorists Ahmed Talal and Samih al-Mahmoud were killed while others were injured.

WPC strongly condemns US aggression on Syria

Prague - The World Peace Council “WPC” strongly condemned the recent US missile attack against Syria, saying that the US committed a crime under a pretext which has no evidence and that it would further deteriorate the situations in Syria and the region, according to SANA.

“The US bombing of Syria constitutes not only the violation of the principles of the UN Charter but is also the continuation of the US policies of the previous US administrations,” the Council said in a statement.

Fourth Batch of Gunmen Leave al-Waer Neighborhood in Homs

HOMS– The fourth batch of gunmen and some of their family members which refused to join the reconciliation agreement have left  al-Waer neighborhood on Saturday in a step towards evacuating the area from arms and gunmen and paving the way for the return of governmental institutions to it, according to SANA.

SANA’s reporter said that 480 gunmen and some of their family members left al-Waer neighborhood in the framework of implementing the reconciliation agreement that was reached in the neighborhood, indicating that the process of evacuating gunmen will currently continue till finishing the fourth batch completely.

US-led international alliance aircrafts kill 15 civilians in Raqqa western countryside

Raqqa – Aircrafts of the US-led international alliance committed a new massacre against Syrians in Huneida village in the western countryside of Raqqa city, killing at least 15 civilians, SANA reported.

Local sources said that airplanes from the US-led alliance, under the pretext of fighting ISIS, on Saturday carried out  random airstrikes on Huneida village, about 35 km west of Raqqa province, killing at least 15 civilians, including 3 children and a woman.