Syrian forces continue advances countrywide

Tuesday, 26 July, 2016 - 09:30

Syrian military forces continue to reclaim areas throughout the country from Takfiri and foreign-backed terrorists.

The Syrian army was reported on Monday to have wrested control of three positions operated by the al-Nusra Front, the Syrian branch of al-Qaeda, in the western Hama Province.

The positions lie in the course leading to an oilfield in the province’s al-Salamiyah district, which the troops plan to retake from Daesh, another Takfiri terrorist group.

In Homs:

The Syrian Air Force carried out a number of sorties targeting the gatherings and fortified positions of ISIS in the area surrounding al-Shaer and Jazal oil fields and Khneifis town in the eastern countryside of Homs province, according to a military source.

The source added that a number of sites and machinegun-equipped vehicles along with all the terrorists and munitions inside them were destroyed by the sorties.

In Aleppo:

A military source said that Army and Armed Forces units continued confronting the attacks of terrorist organizations on a number of military positions and civilian areas in Aleppo, establishing control over 33 blocks of buildings and a factory in al-Lairamuon area.

In Daraa:

An army unit destroyed 3 positions for Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists towards al-Yadouda town in the western countryside of Daraa province, a military source said.

An army unit carried out special operation against the gatherings of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists on al-Sad road in Daraa al-Balad area, destroying a rockets launcher pad in addition to killing and injuring a number of terrorists.

In Hama:

Army and Armed Forces unit destroyed a car that was carrying terrorists on Athria-Khanaser road in Hama province.

The source also said that the Syrian Air Force launched airstrikes on the fortified positions of ISIS to the south and east of al-Mofakir village and Abu Hanaya village in the countryside of Salamyiah area in the eastern countryside of the province, destroying a number of ISIS sites and vehicles, some of which were equipped with machineguns.

In Deir Ezzor:

Army units carried out military operations against ISIS terrorists, killing many of them, injuring others and destroying their fortified positions in al-Jafra and Hweijet Saqer villages in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor Province, a field source said.

In Deir Ezzor city, army units destroyed a den and a vehicle of the terrorists in al-Arfi and al-Jbeila neighborhoods.