Army restores security and stability to two villages in Hama countryside


Units of the army and the armed forces restored security and stability to the villages of Kabaseen and al-Zankahyia in the northeastern countryside of the central Hama province, a military source told SANA.


The source added that units of the army, in cooperation with the popular defense groups, carried out intensive operations over the past 24 hours and restored stability and security to the two villages to the northwest of al-Sa’an town in the northeastern countryside.


The army also combed the villages of Kabaseen and al-Zankahyia and dismantled the landmines and explosive devices planted by the Takfiri terrorist organizations after eliminating their last gathering in the villages as the remnants of the terrorists fled and left their arms and ammunition.


Meanwhile, units of the army in cooperation with the popular defense groups clashed with terrorist groups that infiltrated into the surrounding of the military points in the villages and towns of al-Bouaida, al-Masasna, al-Zalakyiat and Jubain in the northern countryside.


Heavy losses were inflicted upon the terrorists in the clashes in the arms and personnel as 15 of their machinegun-equipped vehicles and 5 of their armored vehicles were destroyed, in addition to seizing a number of vehicles and a bulldozer.


Deir Ezzor


Meanwhile, an army unit clashed with a group of ISIS terrorists who infiltrated the surroundings of al-Rushdiyeh neighborhood in the eastern city of Deir Ezzor.


A filed source told SANA that the terrorists, who are mostly foreigners, suffered heavy losses as some of them were killed or injured and the rest fled and two of their heavy machinegun-equipped vehicles were destroyed.


Another army unit destroyed ISIS positions and fortifications in al-Huweiqeh neighborhood on the northern outskirts of Deir Ezzor city.


Army units at the site of Deir Ezzor Airport targeted and destroyed several ISIS hideouts, killing the terrorists present at them and destroying their weapons and ammunition.


Gatherings and positions of ISIS terrorists were also hit by an army unit in al-Bgheiliyeh village in the northern countryside of Deir Ezzor province.




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