The army establishes control over Hasaka, areas in Hama and Idleb, kills terrorists in other areas 2 August 2015 War Reports 2116 Source: SANA Provinces, SANA, The army, air force, and national backing forces conducted Saturday a number of operations against terrorists in different provinces in the contry, establishing control over some, clear others, and destroy terrorists’ vehicles and dens. Hasaka The Syrian Arab Army, in cooperation with national supporting forces, established full control over the eastern city of Hasaka after eliminating the last gatherings of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria “ISIS” terrorists who infiltrated into the city’s neighborhoods on June 25th. Field sources told SANA reporter in Hasaka Saturday that an army unit conducted, last night and early morning Saturday, intensive operations against ISIS dens in the Faculties of Economy and Civil Engineering to the east of Al- Zohour neighborhood on the southern outskirts of the city, which resulted in killing and injuring tens of terrorists. The army units, backed national forces, checked and cleared the two faculties from explosive devices which ISIS terrorists planted in the facilities of the both faculties. ISIS terrorists sabotaged and destroyed the infrastructure of both faculties and looted equipments and teaching devices, the reporter said. ISIS terrorists perpetrated, during last month massacres and crimes against the civilians of the province, destroyed a number of their houses and burnt SADCOP Company’s oil tanks which caused the loss of 16,200,000 litres of diesel. Daraa Units of the army and the armed forces on Saturday destroyed dens and hotbeds of the Takfiri terrorist organizations in the southern Daraa province. A military source told SANA that all members of a terrorist group were killed and their arms and ammunition were destroyed in a special operation carried out by an army unit on Friday night to the northwest of Tal al-Za’atar, 8 km from Daraa city. The source added that many terrorists were also killed, most of them from Jabhat al-Nusra, in an operation carried out by a unit of the army against their hotbeds in the surroundings of al-Banin School in Daraa al-Balad neighborhood. In the province’s eastern countryside, a number of terrorists were killed, others were injured, and their weapons were destroyed in the town of al-Naimeh, while an army unit killed and injured a number of terrorists and destroyed their equipment east of the bridge of Saida town. Quneitra A number of terrorists were killed and their military equipment destroyed in operations carried out by the army units against their dens in al-Hamidyia village in the southern Quneitra province. The source added that an army unit also destroyed arms and ammunition belonging to the Takfiri terrorists, killing scores of them in Jibbat al-Khashab village. An army unit also carried out intensive bombardments against positions of the terrorist organizations in Ovania village, inflicting heavy losses upon them personnel and equipment. Aleppo The Syrian Arab Army’s Air Force destroyed supply routes of Jabhat al-Nusra and other terrorist organizations in the countryside of the northern Aleppo province. The Air Force carried out intensive airstrikes against positions and supply routes of the terrorist organizations in the direction of Bshantara and Kafr Dael in the western countryside of the province, which resulted in destroying a convoy of terrorists’ vehicles, some of which were equipped with heavy machineguns, along with the terrorists on board. The army also killed and injured many terrorists in al-Mansoura village 10km west of Aleppo city and Kafr Hamra village in the city’s northwestern outskirts. An army unit eliminated many terrorists, injured others, and destroyed their hideouts and concentrations in Hoor village in Jabal Samaan area. In Aleppo city, an army unit carried out an operation in al-Lairamoun neighborhood, killing and injuring a number of terrorists, in addition to destroying an armored vehicle and a heavy machinegun along with the terrorists manning them in Family House area the city’s outskirts. In the province’s eastern countryside, an army unit killed a number of ISIS terrorists, injured others, and destroyed their equipment in the surroundings of the Air Force Academy 40km east of Aleppo city. Lattakia More than 50 terrorists killed Scores of terrorists, most of whom are of non- Syrian nationalities, were killed during army airstrikes by against dens and gatherings of Jabhat al-Nusra and other terrorist organizations in the northern countryside of Lattakia. The Air Force carried out several strikes against dens and gatherings of terrorist organizations in Dweirshan , al-Rawda, al-Wadi and al-Durra, killing at least 50 terrorists and destroying their arms and ammunition, according to a military source. Hama & Idleb Units of the army establish control over Zaizoun thermal station in the north western countryside of Hama after killing a number of terrorists who had infilitrated the station earlier and destroying their arms and ammunition. The military source added that army units combed the station and dismantled dozens of explosive devices planted by terrorists, and that the army is pursuing the remaining terrorists who fled the area. On Friday, the army units established control over Ziyadia and Zayzoun towns in the countryside of Hama province after inflicting heavy losses among terrorists in personnel and weapons. Field sources told SANA today that a unit of the army destroyed a gathering for terrorists in al-Madeeq citadel town to the north-west of Hama. The sources added that scores of terrorists were killed in the operation, among them leader of a terrorist group nicknamed as “Abu al-Dardar.” The army’s Air Force also targeted hideouts of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in the villages of al-Hamamiyat, Qastoun, al-Hamidiye, Hmeimat, and al-Habbit on the administrative lines between Hama and Idleb provinces, inflicting heavy losses upon terrorists. Local sources told SANA that the army clashed with terrorists near Tal Mileh, al-Habbin, and al-Hamamiyat, resulting in killing a number of terrorists and destroying a piece of artillery used by them east of al-Hamamiyat. Army units established control over Marj al-Zohour village in Idleb countryside after killing a number of terrorists and destroying their arms and ammunition, and the army combed the village and dismantled scores of explosives devices planted by terrorists in houses. Many terrorists from “Al-Fateh Army” and Jabhat al-Nusra were killed and injured in airstrikes carried out by the Army’s Air Force on terrorists’ hideouts in Tal Khattab, Bezit, and Frikeh in Jist al-Shughour area, which also resulted in destroying a number of vehicles used by terrorists. Homs In the midland province of Homs the Army’s Air Force carried out airstrikes on ISIS concentrations in Jazal and east of al-Heer al-Gharbi castle in Palmyra countryside in the province, killing many terrorists and destroying their weapons and ammo. Army units carried out concentrated strikes on ISIS hideouts in al-Shomariye mountains and the villages of Habra al-Gharbiya and al-Mshairfeh al-Janoubiye east of Homs city, killing many terrorists and destroying theur vehicles, weapons, and ammo. In the province’s northeastern countryside, the army’s artillery destroyed hideouts and concentrations of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in the village of Ain Hussein and the town of al-Saan, inflicting losses in personnel and equipment upon the terrorists. Another army unit and popular defense groups clashed with terrorists who had snuck from Hosh al-Zabadi towards Tasnin village in the province’s northern countryside, resulting in killing and injuring many terrorists.