army foils terrorists infiltration attempts eliminates terrorists in several areas


Mar 13, 2013

PROVINCES, (SANA)-Units of the armed forces killed and injured terrorists in several areas in Darayya city, destroying their equipment and seizing their weapons.

An official source told SANA that a leader of a terrorist group called ”Al-Fath Battalion” was identified among the dead, in addition to several snipers north of Sayyeda Sukaina shrine.

The source added that the seized weapons included anti-tank missiles, automatic rifles, machineguns and modern communication devices.

The source said that 7 cars were destroyed with the terrorists inside west of Darayya city, adding that terrorists’ attempt to detonated 8 explosive devices was aborted.

The explosives were planted in al-Alali area and al-Jamiyat neighborhood in the city to be detonated remotely, the source said.

In al-Husseiniyeh, an Armed Forces unit targeted a terrorist gathering, killing many terrorists including Omar Tayyara, the mufti of the terrorists in the area, along with three terrorists from Jabhet al-Nusra.

In al-Ziyabiye, a hideouts used by terrorist group leaders where they planned their attacks was destroyed, and a number of terrorists were eliminated including Imad al-Rifaei, Ahmad al-Ahmad and Khaled al-Marzuqi.

The Armed Forces killed or injured all members of a terrorist group in al-Hajar al-Aswad. Among the dead terrorists were the group’s leader Mohammad Sharideh, Ziad Jawdat, and Qasem Samara.

Army Foils Terrorists’ Infiltration Attempts from Lebanon

Army units have foiled armed terrorist groups’ attempt to infiltrate from Lebanon to Syria through many sites in Tal-kalakh Countryside in Homs.

SANA reporter quoted a source in the province as saying that the armed forces foiled attempts by armed terrorist groups to infiltrate from the Lebanese territories into Syria across the sites of Ein al-Shara, Azir and al-Ghaidah along with shooting fire from the Lebanese side towards the borders guards on the Syrian side.

The source added that the armed forces inflicted heavy losses upon the terrorists, killing a number of them, while the rest fled to Lebanon.

Meanwhile, units of the armed forces foiled during the last two days a number of infiltration attempts by armed terrorist groups from Lebanon to Syria across the sites of al-Ramel, al-Tahouneh, Multaqa al-Nahrin , Kherbet al-Nua’imat and Jousieh in Homs countryside.

Army Eliminate Terrorists of Arab Nationalities in Deir Ezzor

In Deir Ezzor, a unit of the armed forces killed a number terrorists and injured others, some of them of Arab nationalities in al-Rashidieh neighborhood.

SANA reporter quoted a source in the province as saying that the armed forces killed a number of terrorists among them Abu Suhaib al-Tunisi from the so-called al-Hamzeh bin Abdul-Mutaleb brigade and Ali al-abed al-Muheisen al-Hanif from Jabhet al-Nusra.