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Wednesday, 13 January 2016
Syrian Army establishes control over four villages near Salma in Lattakia and another in Aleppo
Wednesday, 13 January 2016 13:17
Provinces – The army is advancing in Lattakia northeastern countryside, establishing control over new areas, while its units in other areas continue operations, leaving more terrorists dead and destroying their equipment, SANA reported.
Al-Marouniyat, Bait Miro, Sheikh Khalil and Marj al-Khokha villages under army control
An army unit, in cooperation with the popular defense groups, established on Wednesday control over al-Marouniyat village, 1 km north of Salma town in the northeastern countryside of Lattakia province.
Taking control of the village followed fierce clashes with the terrorist organizations last night and today morning that ended up in killing many terrorists.
Tens of terrorists fled towards Rabiaa town, near the Turkish borders.
The engineering units swept the village completely for explosive devices and mines, dismantling dozens of bombs and seizing large amounts of arms and ammunition left behind by the terrorists.
An army unit, aided by the popular defense groups, assumed full control of Bait Miro village after eliminating gatherings of terrorists to the last one.
Later, Army and Armed Forces units, in cooperation with popular defense groups, established control over Sheikh Khalil and Marj al-Khokha village east of Salma town.
Ain al-Bayda village under army control
In the same context, army units established control over Ain al-Bayda village and the surrounding farms in the eastern countryside of Aleppo province.
Pakistani terrorist leader killed
An army unit destroyed three vehicles for Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists on the western outskirts of Jisr al-Shughour city in the western countryside of Idleb province.
Nine terrorists were killed in the operation, including a Pakistani leader nicknamed “Ali al-Pakistan.
Seven more terrorists were killed and ten others were injured during an army operation on the eastern outskirts of Jisr al-Shughour city.
The army’s air force destroyed positions and vehicles for ISIS terrorists in al-Qaryatain city, located 85 km east of Homs city on the outskirts of al-Badiya (desert).
ISIS terrorists suffered heavy losses in personnel and equipment in army airstrikes on their movements and positions east of al-Bayarat area, 10km to the west of Palmyra city.