Augustus 16, 2013
Units of the armed forces on Friday seized full control of al-Qarieh al-Shamiyeh in the Eastern Ghouta in Damascus Countryside.
Heavy weapons, including rocket launch pads, destroyed in Aleppo
In the meantime, units of the armed forces eliminate a number of armed terrorist groups with all their members in the neighborhoods of Bustan al-Qasr and al-Rashdin and in al-Kallaseh Square in the city of Aleppo.
An official source told SANA reporter that all the terrorists' weapons were destroyed, including heavy and medium machine guns.
The source added that an army unit destroyed terrorists dens and weapons, including rocket launch pads, to the east of Kweiris village, while numbers of terrorists were killed on al-Maslamiyeh road and in Khan al-Assal and Atareb areas in the southwestern countryside of Aleppo.
The source mentioned that weapons and ammunition loaded in a care were destroyed to the north of al-Nairab camp.
Members of armed terrorist groups who had been committing acts of looting and blocking roads on al-Kastillo-al-Jandoul road and al-Daneh road were killed.
Units of the armed forces also killed and injured members of terrorist groups on al-Atareb-Aleppo road and in al-Zurbeh area in the southwestern countryside.
The army targets terrorists' gatherings in Idleb
Meanwhile, units of the armed forces inflicted heavy losses upon terrorists' gatherings in several areas in Idleb countryside.
SANA reporter quoted a military source as saying that army units carried out a series of operations targeting terrorists' gatherings in Barzeh, Ein al-Ghazal, al-Maraneh, al-Qanieh and al-Janoudiye in the countryside of Jisr al-Shughour.
Other army units, the source added, targeted dens for terrorist groups in the areas of Maaret al-Numan, Kfarrouma, Armanaia, Maartamsarin, Binnesh, Tall al-Daman, al-Halouiyeh, al-Baraghithi, Tall Salmo and Abo al-Dhuhour.
Many terrorists were killed and scores of others were injured in the operations, in addition to the destruction of their weapons.
Terrorists killed in Lattakia
In Lattakia, the source an army unit targeted several terrorists' dens in Kinsaba in the countryside and killed many terrorists.