Syria: Large-scale military operations against militants in many areas

A militant is seen clashing with Syrian government forces in the Salaheddin neighborhood of Syria’s Aleppo on December 11, 2013.

TEHRAN (FNA)- Syrian army units on Wednesday carried out operations against militants’ dens and gatherings throughout the country, killing dozens of them and destroying their camps and hideouts.

Militants’ attacks thwarted, many killed in Homs

Army units eliminated militant groups in the neighborhoods of Juret al-Shayyah, al-Qarabis, Bab Hood and al-Qussour in Homs city and the villages of al-Khalediyeh and al-Ghassibiyeh in the countryside, a military source told SANA.

The source added that militant groups’ attempts of attacking the residents of al-Hasawiyeh near al-Dar al-Kabira and Abu al-Alaya villages in the Eastern countryside of the province were thwarted, as many of the militants were killed and others wounded. Also, an army unit clashed with militants who attempted to attack a military checkpoint near Talbisa town, killing many of them.

The source said that militants’ gatherings were destroyed with all weapons and ammunition inside in al-Sheikh Ibrahim al-Hakim Farms and near al-Mahmoud Mosque in the countryside of al-Rastan city in the central province.

By Fars News Agency


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