Army regains control of Maaloula and al-Sarkha in Damascus Countryside, Sal Derin Mountain in Lattakia
Apr 14, 2014
Provinces, (SANA) Army units continued their operations in several areas across the country on Monday, eliminating a number of terrorists and regaining control of several areas in Damascus Countryside and Lattakia.
Army regains control of Maaloula and al-Sarkha towns in Damascus Countryside
Army units on Monday restored security and stability to al-Sarkha area in al-Qalamoon in Damascus Countryside, a military source told SANA.
The source added that the army units regained control over the areas surrounding the town after eliminating large numbers of terrorists.
Army units also restored security and stability to Maaloula town, pursuing terrorists in the area surrounding the town, eliminating a number of them, and dismantling the mines and explosives planted by the terrorists in the town.
Other units advanced in the town of Jabaadin in al-Qalamoun area, eliminating terrorist gatherings in it.
Army regains control over Sal Derin Mountain in Lattakia
A military source told SANA that the army and the national defense units regained control over the top of Sal Derin Mountain, known as “Tshalma” overlooking Kasab city, in Lattakia countryside, and the surrounding area. The source added that the army also pursued terrorists in the area and eliminated a big number of them.
Army eliminates 12 terrorists, among them 5 snipers in Aleppo
A military source told SANA that a unit of the armed forces foiled armed terrorist groups’ infiltration attempt into Bustan al-Bash in Aleppo.
The army unit also killed and injured a big number of terrorists and destroyed 2 cars equipped with heavy machineguns and a mortar.
The source added that another army unit eliminated 12 terrorists, among them 5 snipers in al-Awared neighborhood in the city of Aleppo.
Other army units inflicted heavy losses upon the terrorists surrounding the industrial city, Alliramoon, Handarat, Daret Azza, Bianon, Marea, Izzan, Khan Touman, al-Atareb, al-Wdaihi, Kibtan al-Jabal, al-Ameriyeh, Kwairis, al-Jadideh, Erbid and Rasem al-Abboud.
Army units eliminate terrorists, destroy weapons warehouse in Idleb
The Army and Armed Forces units killed a large number of terrorists, injured others and destroyed ammunition warehouse in ICARDA building on Aleppo-Damascus road.
A military source said that the army units killed 16 terrorists and wounded several others linked to the so-called Ahrar al-Sham organization and destroyed an ammunition warehouse in ICARDA on the road of Damascus-Aleppo.
The source added that terrorists’ gatherings in Abu al-Dhor, Humaimat al-Dayer in Idleb countryside were targeted where many terrorists were killed and wounded.