DAMASCUS, Jan. 28 (Press Shia Agency) – The Syrian army continued operations against terrorist organizations in various areas, hitting their positions and destroying their equipment, including heavy weaponry and vehicles.

The army unit killed more than 10 ISIL terrorists and destroy their tanker trucks in the surrounding of al-Rushdiyeh village in the eastern countryside of Sweida province.

Moreover, military source told SANA that an army unit ambushed a terrorist group affiliated to ISIL in the barrens of Western Qalamoun in Damascus Countryside.

The source added that due to the operation, the 5 members of the group were killed in addition to seizing their arms and ammunition.

In the Eastern Qalamoun Mountains, the source pointed out that an army unit destroyed a fortified position for ISIL, a vehicle equipped with heavy machinegun and a bus transporting a number of terrorists in Kasarat al-Manqora area.

The source said that the Army’s engineering units dismantled 3 explosive devices that were planted earlier by terrorists on the road of al-Naseria-Tadmur (Palmyra) in order to prevent army units from advancing in the area.

Later, a military source said that an army unit killed 10 ISIL terrorists in al-Qati’a Mountain and destroyed a vehicle along with all terrorists inside it in al-Maramil al-Hamraa area in the eastern Qalamoun Mountains in Damascus countryside.

SANA/Press Shia Agency