English Bulletin from the Syrian Arab News Agency
PROVINCES, (SANA)- The Syrian armed forces continued pursuing the terrorists mercenaries who intimidated the civilians in a number of neighborhoods in the city of Aleppo, helped by the citizens who have been informing the authorities of the movement and whereabouts of the terrorists.
A source in Aleppo province on Saturday told SANA reporter that the armed forces confronted an armed terrorist group near the Faculty of Sciences in Aleppo inflicting big losses among the terrorists and arresting others.
The source added that a unit of the army killed and wounded dozens of terrorists near the Radio area in Aleppo city.
The armed forces continued chasing the terrorist groups out of Saif al-Dawleh area inflicting heavy losses upon their members.
The told SANA that the authorities have seized large amounts of weapons and ammunition in the course of their pursuit of the terrorists and dismantled a number of explosive devices.
In Lattakia, the armed forces clashed with an armed terrorist group that tried to blockade Kassab-al-Baseet road and inflicted heavy losses upon the terrorists.
SANA reporter quoted a source in Lattakia as saying that the armed forces cleaned the TV and Radio Broadcast Center in Kassab from the mercenary terrorists.
Qualitative Operations Conducted in Several Areas in Aleppo City
Units from the armed forces conducted qualitative operations in a number of areas in the city of Aleppo where they caused heavy losses to the ranks of the terrorist groups.
The areas included those of al-Andalus school, al-Hayat Hospital, Rahmo Khatab school, al-Hamiyat Hospital and Ahmad Saeed school.
The armed forces have cleared the area of Maysaloun Hospital from the terrorist groups and are continuing chasing down the fleeing terrorists.
Army Unit Clashes with Terrorist Group in North Aleppo, Destroys Ammunition Storehouse
A unit from the armed forces clashed with an armed terrorist group in Rityan village in northern Aleppo killing and injuring its members.
The army unit also destroyed an ammunition storehouse for terrorists in the same village which included a large number of RPG launchers and charges.
The armed forces, on Friday, clashed with an armed terrorist group in Ojet al-Joub area in al- Sulaimanieh neighborhood in Aleppo killing a number of its members.
A source in Aleppo Province told SANA reporter that another unit of the Syrian armed forces clashed with terrorists near al-Huda Mosque in Saif al-Dowla area in Aleppo, killing and injuring a number of them.
The Authorities Pursue Terrorists in Daraa Countryside
The authorities pursued terrorist groups in the town of al-Hrak in Daraa countryside, killing and injuring several of their members.
A source in the province told SANA that among the dead terrorists were Hussein Abdo Quman who is a leader of terrorist groups, Hamza Hasan al-Hariri, Farhan Sluieman al-Salamat, Hamza Yaseen al-Hazimah and Sameer Abdul-Hameed al-Salamat.
Engineering units dismantled an improvised explosive device weighing 60 kilograms and rigged for remote detonation which was planted by terrorists in the Deaf-Mute Institute in Daraa city. No damages or injuries occurred.
Weapons Warehouse Destroyed in Jouret al-Shayah, Homs
Meanwhile, in Homs, the authorities exploded a warehouse of weapons and ammunition for the armed terrorist groups in Jouret al-Shayah neighborhood, killing a big number of terrorists inside it.
Armed Forces Foil Infiltration Attempt by Terrorist Groups through Lebanese Borders
Units of the Syrian armed forces last night foiled an attempt by two terrorist groups to infiltrate into the Syrian lands through Halat and al-Arida sites in Talkalakh, Homs countryside.
SANA reporter quoted a source in Homs as saying that the clashes with the two terrorist groups led to the killing of members of one of the groups while the second group suffered heavy losses.
The source added that the competent authorities destroyed a car equipped with Dushka machinegun and the terrorists inside at al-Buraniya village in al-Qseir countryside.
Authorities Arrest 8 Terrorists, Seize 49 Russian Rifles in Hasaka
In Hasaka, the authorities set an ambush for an armed terrorist group driving a car on Qamishli-Hasaka highway as they were informed that three terrorists were smuggling weapons in a car.
A source told SANA reporter that the three terrorists were arrested and their weapons were seized including 20 Russian rifles.
The authorities also arrested 5 terrorists who were driving a truck in Abu Rassain area in Qamishli.
The source added that 29 Russian rifles and 21 pump-action guns and snipers were seized.
*note: The Red Hammer has decided to republish items from the Syrian Arab News Agency in pursuit of the side of the story that never gets reported in the mainstream, corporate news. In particular, we’d like to draw the reader’s attention to the presence of actual details of the events in SANA’s reporting – names, location, quantities of weapons and ammunition, etc. – much in contrast to the vagueness and ambiguities that characterize mainstream reporting on the Syrian crisis.