16-09-2019 09:38 AM Jerusalem Timing

Syrian Army Progresses towards Al-Bahdaleyya South-East Sayyeda Zeinab Shrine

Syrian Army Progresses towards Al-Bahdaleyya South-East Sayyeda Zeinab Shrine

Syrian Army units inflicted the terrorist gunmen heavy losses on Monday in a series of concentrated military operations against their gatherings in several towns of Damascus countryside.

Syrian ArmySyrian Army units inflicted the terrorist gunmen heavy losses on Monday in a series of concentrated military operations against their gatherings in several towns of Damascus countryside, SANA news agency reported.

Dozens of terrorists were killed including leaders of militant groups.

A high rank official told SANA that scores of militants were killed in Halboon town affiliated to al-Tall region. Among them was the Saudi Abdullah al-Mahwes and Ali Snobar dubbed ‘Abo Mohyeddine’, leader of the so-called Khaled Bin al-Waleed battalion.

The source added that army units killed Malik Jirodiya, leader of an armed group, in the farmlands surrounding al-Ahmadiyya in East Ghota, and destroyed weapons and ammunition including heavy anti-aircraft machinegun of 23mm.

Moreover, the Syrian army also chased a militant group south of Sayyeda Zeinab (as) region towards al-Bahdaleyya town in Damascus countryside.

Another source told SANA that the engagement with the militant group has left several militants killed and others wounded.

The source noted that chasing militants who fled away towards al-Bahdaleyya will be continued in order to eliminate them.