Syrian Army Strikes ISIS in Damascus Countryside

Featured Syrian Army Strikes ISIS in Damascus Countryside

Syrian Army units reportedly carried out a successful special operation against an ISIS concentration in south east Damascus Countryside wiping out terrorists from that area, while engaging anti-Syrian groups in other parts of the country.

A military spokesman told the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) that army artillery stroke the terrorist gathering in Beer al-Qasab, killing all the terrorists and destroying all their weaponry.

That is a hard blow to anti-Syrian forces following the failed attempt

by Al-Nusra Front, now Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (Organization for the Liberation of the Levant) to take control of Jobar, also in Damascus Province.

The military General Command announced on Friday that army units reclaimed all the points and blocks of buildings which were infiltrated by terrorists north of Jobar.

The head of the Syrian delegation to the fifth round of peace talks in Geneva, Bashar al-Jaafari, said the Government is focused on counter-terrorism while assessing and following up the Geneva and Astana tracks.

In the northern province of Deir Ezzor, heavy losses were inflicted on ISIS terrorists in combined operations carried out by land and air forces against their positions and fortifications in the surrounding of Deir Ezzor City, particularly around the local airport, SANA reports Sunday.

SANA reporter in Deir Ezzor described that over the past 24 hours, the army air force carried out intensive air strikes against positions of ISIS terrorists in the areas of al-Maqaber, Jounid Battalion and in the surrounding of the airport, the Electricity Company, Liwa al-Taamin, block factories and al-Jafra village.

In the fighting, a number of ISIS terrorists were killed and others injured in the air strikes, in addition many of their hideouts and equipment were destroyed.

Meanwhile, in Daraa (southern Syria) army units launched operations targeting Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham groups -former Al-Nusra Front) breaking their positions in that souther province bordering Jordan.

The military reported that the Syrian Air Forces destroyed scores of ISIS and Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham terrorists' tanks and armoured vehicles in Akerbat, south of Taybet a-Immam, Halfaya, al-Latamneh, Tal Hawash, North of Souran, Tal Othman and in Mourek in the countryside of Hama province .

Government forces also stroke Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham's fortifications in Mas'hara town in Quneitra province, killing and injuring terrorists and destroying their vehicles and heavy weapons, according to a military source.

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