Regaining control over seven villages
In the countryside of Aleppo province, army units restored security and stability to the villages of Howeijena, Sobeihia, al-Rodwania, Rayan, al Qaroutia, Roufie and Ain Thabet at alSfira area some 30 km to the northeast of Aleppo city, a military source told SANA.
After intensive operations against ISIS terrorists’ hideouts, the army units regained control over Faaouri and Riman hills in the eastern countryside of the Province.
The source added that the restoration of the seven villages comes after heavy clashes with terrorists of ISIS where big numbers of the terrorists were killed and dozens of them fled to the north.
Works of combing were at once achieved by army units in search for mines and explosives as to dismantle them in order to regain security of the villages completely, the source clarified.
The army’s air force destroyed dozens of terrorists’ vehicles, some of which equipped with heavy machineguns, in Atshan and Skeik villages and in the surroundings of al-Qaryatain in the countryside of Hama and Homs provinces