Syria in Last 24 Hours: Terrorists Sustain Heavy Losses in Air Force’s Raids in Damascus Province

Syria in Last 24 Hours: Terrorists Sustain Heavy Losses in Air Force's Raids in Damascus Province

    (FNA)- The Syrian air force raided the terrorists’ military positions in Damascus province, and inflicted heavy losses on them.

The Syrian fighter jets killed over 30 terrorists and wounded many more by striking their military bases in the Western part of Aleppo.

The Syrian army also inflicted heavy losses on the terrorist groups in other key regions across Syria.

Aleppo

The Syrian air force pounded militants’ positions and gathering centers in Western Aleppo, killing at least 31 terrorists, sources close to the dissidents reported.

According to the pro-militant Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the militants were killed during airstrikes on their bases in the Western parts of Aleppo.

The report came after news websites close to the terrorists reported that tens of the members of the newly-formed Tahrir al-Sham Hay’at (the Levant Liberation Board) and the Free Syrian Army (FSA) militants were killed in the Syrian air force’s attacks on al-Bohouth al-Ilmiyah building in the Western parts of Aleppo city on Thursday.

Meantime, the Syrian army’s artillery units targeted the terrorists’ centers and moves in al-Rashedeen 4 and 5 regions in Western Aleppo, inflicting losses and damages on the militants.

Hama

The Syrian Fighter jets blew up a BMP vehicle belonging to the terrorists in Kafr Zita in Northern Hama, killing and wounding several militants.

The Syrian air force also targeted al-Nusra (Fatah al-Sham) Front’s positions in al-Lataminah, Tal Hwash and Sahab regions, inflicting loss and damage on the terrorists.

Meantime, the Syrian troops repelled militants’ attacks from the Northern parts of Hor Benafseh region against the army positions in Jadrin village in Southwestern Hama.

Tens of terrorists were killed and wounded in the clashes with the army.

Homs

The Syrian fighter jets and artillery units launched heavy attacks on terrorists’ positions and gathering centers in the Eastern and Northeastern parts of Homs.

The Syrian army force launched strikes against ISIL’s positions in al-Wa’ar district in the Northeastern parts of Homs city, inflicting major casualties and damage on the terrorists.

Meantime, the Syrian air force targeted militants’ bases in Um Sharshouh, al-Qantou, Talbiseh regions and al-Qajar village in Northern Homs, killing and wounding tens of terrorists and destroying their military equipment and vehicles.

Dara’a

An army unit foiled al-Nusra (Fatah al-Sham) Front terrorists’ attack with a bomb-laden car on a military post in al-Menshiyeh neighborhood in the Southern province of Dara’a.

The army forces destroyed a car loaded with huge amounts of highly explosive materials driven by a suicide bomber belonging to al-Nusra to the South of Bilal al-Habashi Mosque before reaching a military post in the vicinity of al-Menshiyeh neighborhood in Dara’a al-Balad area.

Meantime, one of the terrorists’ sites was destroyed and a number of them  were killed or injured during the army’s strikes on the fortifications of terrorist groups in Dara’a al-Balad.

A field source also said that an army unit destroyed vehicles loaded with ammunition for al-Nusra Front in the area surrounding Busra al-Sham hotel in the city of Busra to the East of Daraa city.

The source noted that the army’s artillery units destroyed a site for al-Nusra Front in the area surrounding Gharz Silos in the Eastern parts of Dara’a.

Damascus

The Syrian army resumed its offensive in the Eastern parts of Damascus after terrorists refused to surrender in Barzeh, al-Qaboun and Harasta.

Following a two-day-long ceasefire, a Syrian government delegation met to finalize terms of the peace agreement with the rebel forces; however, Tahrir al-Sham Hay’at leaders refused to withdraw from the Eastern parts of Damascus despite the calls for peace from the residents.

Tahrir al-Sham Hay’at launched an assault on one of the Syrian army checkpoints near al-Qaboun after the government delegation asked to meet with the terrorist group’s commanders.

The attack by Tahrir al-Sham Hay’at was responded by the Syrian army’s 42nd Brigade of the 4th Mechanized Division and 106th Brigade of the Republican Guard in al-Qaboun, Barzeh and Harasta.

The Syrian army started firing advanced ground-to-ground missiles against the positions of Tahrir al-Sham Hay’at on Thursday night, followed by two hours of nonstop shelling.

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