Terrorists fire shells on Daraa city, two civilians martyred

Daraa - A civilian was martyred and 14 others were injured due to a terrorist attack with shells in Daraa city.

SANA said that terrorist organizations positioned in al-Nazihen Camp fired shells on the residential neighborhoods of Daraa city, claiming the life of a civilian and injuring 10 others.

Earlier, two civilians were injured when terrorist groups positioned al-Nu’aima, al-Jomrok al-Qadim (Old Customs) and al-Nazihim camp, fired a number of shells on the civilians’ houses in several neighborhoods in Daraa, causing the injury of two civilians.

More weapons, ammunition discovered in Homs countryside

Homs - The component authorities continued combing operations in al-Houla area to consolidate the state of safety and security in the villages, town, farms, and agriculture fields in Homs northern countryside during which the authorities discovered various IEDs and shells left behind by terrorists.

SANA said that the engineering units during combing al-Houla area uncovered weapons, ammunition, IEDs, anti-armors and rocket shells.

SANA added that the seized weapons and explosive shells were used to attack civilians in the neighboring villages and towns.

About 24 hours ago, the authorities found various weapons including rifles, medium weapons, anti- armors and amounts of munitions and explosive devices in al-Houla.

Syria-Cuba Health Cooperation Boosting

HAVANA, (ST)-Syria and Cuba are keen on enhancing bilateral ties and on exchanging expertise in all fields, particularly in the health sector, Health Minister Nizar Yazigi has stressed.

During his meeting with First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba Marcelino Medina in Havana on Thursday, Yazigi said health cooperation between Syria and Cuba is boosting. He thanked Cuba for supporting the Syrian state and people in the face of the terrorist war imposed on the country.

Medina, on his part, renewed his country’s support for Syria and expressed satisfaction over the development of bilateral ties between Syria and Cuba over the past years.

The army tightens noose around terrorists in eastern Daraa

Daraa - Units of the Syrian Arab army tightened the noose around dens and gatherings of terrorists near the Old Customs and Saida town in the eastern and south-eastern side of Daraa.

The army operations aim at restoring security and stability to the eastern countryside of Daraa and end the terrorist presence there.

SANA said that units of army carried out a series of concentrated military operations against Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in the Old Customs neighborhood and Said town to the east of Daraa.

The army operations ended up with destroying a number of the terrorist dens, inflicting them heavy losses in personnel and equipment.

A Civilian injured in terrorist attack with shells in Daraa

Daraa - A civilian was injured in a terrorist attack with shells on the residential neighborhoods of al-Sahari, al-Panorama, al-Kashef and al-Dahia in Daraa city, SANA said.

SANA added that the attack also caused material damage.

Meanwhile, units of the army responded to the sources of shells with fit weapons.

Authorities find weapons, ammo, and IEDs left behind by terrorists in al-Houleh

Homs – The authorities found assorted weapons and ammo left behind by terrorists in al-Houleh area in Homs’ eastern countryside.

SANA said that while canvassing al-Houleh area, the authorities found assorted weapons left behind by terrorists, including assault rifles, medium weapons, anti-armor weapons, amounts of ammo, and IEDs.

SANA said that the terrorists had been stockpiling these weapons in caches, some of them underground, to use in attacking nearby villages and towns.

Syria, UNMAS Sign MoU on Mine Clearance

DAMASCUS-The Syrian Arab Republic and the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) signed a MoU at the Foreign and Expatriates Ministry HQ in Damascus on Wednesday.

The MoU was signed by the Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister Fayssal Mikdad and Director of UNMAS Agnes Marcaillou.

According to the Syrian news Agency SANA, the memorandum gives the UNMAS the right to support the efforts of the Syrian state to clear mines in order to save the lives of Syrian citizens from the serious effects of the mines planted by the armed terrorist groups in the places where they had been positioned during the years of crisis in Syria.