DAMASCUS- Authorities and border guards on Tuesday have foiled infiltration attempts by armed terrorist groups coming from Lebanon into Syria from several locations in Talkalkh, Homs countryside. Huge losses were reported among the terrorists.
SANA quoted a source at the province as saying that the terrorist groups opened fire on the sites of border guards on the Syrian side in Jisr Qumar, Jisr Abo Swaid, Harmoush crossings, al-Armouta, al-Arida, Noura, and al-Dalia and tried, several times, to infiltrate to the Syrian territories by several (SUV) cars equipped with machine-guns.
The source added that the clash resulted in the killing and injury of a number of terrorists. One person of the competent authorities was wounded.
SANA also reported that an armed terrorist group on Tuesday assassinated doctor personnel at al-Kura al-Ardyyah Roundabout in Aleppo city.
Earlier on Monday, Syrian competent authorities in Idleb foiled on Monday an infiltration attempt by an armed terrorist group across the Syrian-Turkish borders at Ein al-Bayda-Bakseria site.
An informed source in the governorate told SANA that the competent authorities clashed with the terrorist group and inflicted heavy losses on the terrorists, adding that two terrorists were arrested while the rest fled into the Turkish territories.
The source added that the competent authorities seized weapons from the terrorist group.
On Monday too, Syrian armed forces continued on Monday their military exercise in which all naval, land and air forces are taking part as the air defense forces carried out a tactical exercise using anti-aircraft missiles to confront any given attack.
The air forces proved high performance as they located and destroyed the proposed attacks accurately, SANA added.
SANA reported Monday many clashes and killings at Aleppo, Idleb and Daraa. Syrian authorities also dismantled Monday some explosive devices at these areas too.