TEHRAN (FNA)- A Syrian army unit hunted a large group of militants as the latter were attempting to infiltrate from al-Walid compound into the City Center area, while another unit clashed with militants who attempted to attack the National Hospital in Jourat al-Shayyah in the city, inflicting heavy losses upon them.
The source said that other army units destroyed heavy weapons and ammunition, killed many militants and injured others during operations that were carried out against their gatherings and dens near Exhibitions City, 8th March Pool in al-Waar, al-Qosour and al-Qarabis neighborhoods in Homs and al-Dar al-Kabira and al-Misherfe villages, the state news agency reported.
In the meantime, an army unit combated an armed rebel group that attempted to attack the National Taldao Hospital, killing many of the militants and injuring others.
Also, army units pursued armed rebel groups that infiltrated into the village of Sadad in Homs countryside, destroying their weapons and ammunition.
An official source said that many militants were killed including an armed rebel group leader, Ahmad Abdul-Karim al-Rifaei.
The source added that army units targeted militants’ gatherings and destroyed their weapons and ammunition loaded in cars in Mahin and Hawarin villages, killing many militants and injuring others.
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