Syrian army troopers backed by fighter from allied popular defense groups have conducted large-scale mop-up operations inflicting heavy losses on Takfiri militants.
According to a military source, the government forces carried out the military raids on Takfiri militant’s hideouts across the conflict-ridden Arab nation delivering stinging blows on them.
Reported by Syria’s official SANA news agency, the military raid was conducted on Sunday 25th October 2015 on the southwestern outskirt of the country’s capital Damascus. The offensives saw large number of al Qaeda affiliated Al-Nusra Front killed.
Syrian army troops stormed a number of militants hideout and notably a stronghold of Daesh Takfiris in in the Khirbet Saada district of the country’s southwestern province of al-Suwayda whereby scores of Daesh extremists were killed and considerable arms and ammunitions destroyed.
Additionally the same Sunday, the offensives landed the positions of Jund al-Aqsa militant group close to the town of al-Latamna in the western-central province of Hama killing unspecified number of militants. Among the killed was a militant commander identified as Mohammad Rashed alias nom de guerre Abu al-Atir.
Separately, Syrian warplanes continues to bombard militants positions in Um Arkilla Village located on Syria’s northwestern province of Aleppo, leaving scores of the extremists dead and Daesh positions in Arafeh Village, which lies east of the city of Hama.
Out of these offensives, Syrian army backed by fighters from the popular defense groups seized and took control of al-Manoura town in the province of Hama following several days of intense clashes with Takfiri militants.