TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian army continued its mop-up operations against foreign-backed militants in Homs countryside on Saturday.
All members of militant groups were killed in al-Warsheh and al-Hamidiyeh neighborhoods and the area surrounding the national hospital in al-Karabis neighborhood, near Khadija al-Kobra school in al-Kusour and near al-Qasimi Mosque in Bab Hud neighborhood, a military source said.
The source added that army units destroyed militants’ hideouts in al-Dar al-Kabira, al-Ghasbiyeh, al-Khaldiyeh and Kafer Laha in al-Hula and in al-Ghajar in al-Rastan and Sahrij and al-Habra villages in the Eastern countryside of Homs.
Dozens of militants were killed in a military operation against their hideouts surrounding the vocational school in al-Rastan, while another army unit killed a number of militants in Nakab area in al-Hosn town, among them militant Mustafa Erouk.
An army unit foiled militants attempt to detonate an explosive device attached to a car in front of a residential house in al-Arman neighborhood in Homs city.
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