Army units on Sunday carried out intensive operations against terrorists’ gatherings and dens in several areas around the country, inflicting heavy losses upon the terrorists.
A military source told SANA that the army units restored security and stability to Zgharo village and tightened control over Zgharo mountain in Lattakia countryside, killing and injuring scores of terrorists.
A field commander told SANA that the army units controlled Zgharo mountain, a strategic site in Rabi’a area 30 Km to the northeast of Lattakia city, through a special operation.
He pointed out that controlling this strategy hill which is 406 m high will cut off supply routes to terrorists in Rabi’a, in addition to impose fire power control over terrorists’ dens and gatherings in Ghmam, al-Zweik, Deir Hana, al-Qasab, Khan al-Jouz, al-Noubeh mountain and Salma villages.
The commander added that this achievement will prevent terrorists from sneaking to al-Bahloliyeh village and secure army’s control over Aleppo-Lattakia road in Kow’ al-Skoun village.
An army unit foiled terrorists’ infiltration attempt towards safe areas in al-Ashrafiyeh in Aleppo city, killing many of its members and injuring others, a military source told SANA.
Army units also killed many terrorists, injured others and destroyed their weapons in Hanano, al-Shaqif, al-Artiq, Handarat, the industrial city, Tal Jabin and Kafar Hamra, the source added.
Other army units also targeted terrorists’ gatherings and dens in Babiss, al-Jandoul, Sayfat, al-Enzarat, Kafar Saghir, Bab al-Hadid, Bustan al-Basha, al-Lairamoun, Bani Zaid, al-Hader, Khan al-Asal and Maaret al-Artiq in Aleppo and its countryside.
The army units killed and injured scores of terrorists in Hajj Hamoud Farm, Haloul, Ein al-Sawda, Dweir al-Akrad, al-Zaiadiyeh, al-Mqbleh, Tal Karima, Bakfaloun, al-Nayrab, Qmainas, Tal Salmo, al-Boaiti, Koreen and Kfar Rouma in Idleb countryside.
In Idleb, units of the armed forces repelled an attack by an armed terrorist group on a military post in al-Hamidiyeh in the countryside, leaving its members dead and wounded.
Ibrahim Dgheim, leader of the so-called “Sukour al-Ma’areh Brigade”, was identified among the dead, in addition to Ahmad Bassam al-Qadour, Mustafa Adnan al-Ibrahim, Abdul-Rahman al-Bakour and Ahmad Moussa Barakat.
A military source told SANA that the terrorist Ibrahim Dgheim, the leader of the terrorist group of “Liwa Soqour al-Maara” was killed in addition to the terrorists Ahmad Bassam al-Qaddour, Mostafa Adnan al-Ibrahim, Abdul Rahman Mostafa al-Bakkour and Ahmad Mousa Barakat.
Other army units carried out operations against “Jabhat Thowar Saraqeb” terrorists , destroying heavy machinegun-equipped vehicles and a fuel tank in the surrounding area of Saraqeb city in the province. Many terrorists were killed and others were injured including Miqdad Barish, the group’s leader.
A military source told SANA that army units killed a number of the so-called Ahrar al-Zawiya terrorists, injured others and destroyed a number of their vehicles near the villages of Hileh and Erra al-Janoubi in al-Rouj plain in Idleb countryside.
The leader of one of the armed terrorist groups Gha’ib al-Sakhouri was identified among the dead.
The source added that army units killed and injured a number of the so-called Sukour al-Sham terrorists in the villages of Martin, Ein Shib in Idleb countryside. The leader of one of the terrorist groups Ramadan Diyab was identified among the dead.