SYRIA- On the music of the 'Martyr' and the 'Farewell', the bodies of 36 army and law-enforcement martyrs on Tuesday were escorted from the military hospitals of Tishreen in Damascus, Zahi Azraq in Lattakia and the Military Hospital of Aleppo to their final resting place.
Also earlier on Tuesday, an armed terrorist group kidnapped the passengers of two busses on al-Qusseir –al-Jousieh road in Homs countryside.
SANA quoted a source at Homs Governorate as saying that the armed group intercepted two busses carrying civilians at al-Salehieh town crossroads and kidnapped them towards al-Jouseih town.
Syrian Authorities, on Tuesday too, continued persuasion of the rest of the terrorists who committed vandalism acts and sabotaged public and private properties in al-Haffah city in Lattakia.
An official source told SANA that a number of terrorists were killed and others wounded in the process, adding that a number of terrorists were apprehended. Two personnel were martyred and others were injured at the clashes, the source added.
On Monday, Syrian Authorities dismantled a 700 kg explosive charge planted in a car in Jaramana in Damascus Countryside.
An official source told SANA that an armed terrorist group prepared the booby-trapped car with about 700 kilograms of explosives, adding that the engineering units dismantled the charge.
Later on Monday, a delegation of the UN observers' team headed to the area and inspected the car.
Also in Damascus and on Monday too, an army soldier was martyred and two civilians were wounded after an armed terrorist group blew up two cars with explosive charges in Barza, Damascus.
An official source at the area told SANA that the first explosive charge targeted a Toyota Corolla car, causing the martyrdom of its driver. The second charge targeted a Mercedes car, causing the injury of two people who were inside the car, the source added.
In Damascus too, Syrian competent authorities stormed a hideout of an armed terrorist group in Douma area in Damascus Countryside.
An official source told SANA that authorities clashed with the terrorists and killed all of them, adding that one personnel was martyred in the process.
Also on Monday, another armed terrorist group detonated with an explosive device a gas pipeline between al-Zebari and Sa'alo villages in the countryside of Deir Ezzor. The explosion caused to seep out 400,000 cubic meters of gas.
The gas pipeline belongs to al-Furat Oil Company and extends from al-Omar field in Deir Ezzor to Homs.
A source at the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources told SANA in a statement that the Company halted pumping operations through the damaged pipeline, adding that workshops will start repairs tomorrow to restore operations in the next few days.
In another statement, a source at Syria`s Ministry of Electricity said that the attack on the pipeline resulted in putting two gas-powered turbines in an electric power station out of commission.
Armed terrorist groups had been targeting, with explosive devices, the pipelines that transport oil between areas in Deir Ezzor and Homs refinery. These groups had also been targeting several pipelines, energy and power stations.
In Deir Ezzor too, five terrorist were killed in Monday after an explosive device set off in their car in al-Joura outskirts in Deir Ezzor.
In Idleb, Civil Defense and firemen on Monday extinguished fires that were deliberately set on by armed terrorist groups in al-Yousfiya and al-Shaghr forests in Idleb countryside.
An official source told SANA that firemen and civil defense staff used planes to extinguish fires.
Also in Idleb and on Monday too, Syrian competent authorities clashed with armed terrorist groups who attacked and sabotaged al-Rouj plain's fish stores in Idleb countryside.
The clashes led to the killing of a number of terrorists and arresting others as well as confiscating their weapons, SANA reported.
Syrian competent authorities in Idleb countryside, on Monday too, clashed with the armed terrorist groups which launched several attacks against citizens and law-enforcement forces in the villages of Jabal al-Zawiyeh area.
An official source at the province told SANA that the clashes resulted in the death of dozens of terrorists.
The competent authorities also confronted terrorists who were opening fire on passersby and busses between the villages of al-Jamediye and Ma'aret al-Nu'man, SANA added.
In Homs, Syrian competent authorities also clashed on Monday with an armed terrorist group in al-Rastan district as the terrorist attacked civilians and law-enforcement members.
SANA said that the clashes resulted in the killing of all members of the armed terrorist group and seizing their weapons.
Also in Homs province, the competent authorities on Monday foiled an infiltration attempt by armed terrorist groups across the Lebanese territories near the towns of Halat and Idlein in Tal Kalakh countryside.
A source at Homs Governorate told SANA that the competent authorities clashed with these groups and killed some of their members while the others escaped towards the Lebanese territories.
At Syria`s Coast, an armed terrorist group attacked law-enforcement personnel in al-Haffah area in Lattakia on Monday.
An official source at the province stated that the authorities clashed with the terrorists, killing and wounding large numbers of them, adding that five personnel were martyred and another four were wounded.
Syrian Competent Authorities raided a hideout that terrorist’s hideout in Jisr al-Shughour used for committing crimes against civilians. An official source in the governorate told SANA that the clash left big numbers of terrorists dead and many others injured, while several others were arrested and big amounts of weapons were also seized in the area.