HOMS, Mar. 23 (Press Shia Agency) – Syrian army units killed scores of terrorists from Jabhat al-Nusra and the groups affiliated to it in the northern countryside of Homs central province.

A Syrian army unit carried out a special operation against one of the dens of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in al-Ghantou village in the northern countryside, destroying the den and killing and injuring scores of terrorists including terrorist nicknamed Abu Obaida Taha and terrorist Abdul-Rahman al-Mar’ai.

The source added that army units carried out intensive bombardments against terrorists’ gatherings in the villages of Um Sharshouh, al-Ghajar, al-Baikieh and al-Tloul al-Humer area in the northern countryside, inflicting heavy losses upon them in the equipment and personnel.

Accordingly, an army unit destroyed a booby-trapped car for Jabhat al-Nusra before arriving to the military posts east of al-Mushrfeh village in the eastern countryside of Homs.

The source added that the army destroyed an ISIL machinegun-equipped car, killing all terrorists onboard, after targeting their gatherings and positions east of Jeb al-Jarrah town, about 73 km east of Homs city.

SANA/Press Shia Agency