Syrian Army Captures Another Key Town in Northern Hama October 16, 2016 War Reports 1061 Source: SANA The Syrian Army and armed forces units, backed by the army air-force, on Sunday continued operations against the Takfiri terrorist organizations in different areas across the country, inflicting heavy losses upon them in the arms and personnel. Hama Army units, in cooperation with the supporting forces, re-established full control over Maardes town in the northern countryside of Hama, a military source announced on Sunday. The source pointed out that a number of terrorists were killed and their weapons and ammunition were destroyed. The source added that the members of army’s engineering units are working on dismantling the explosive devices that were planted earlier by terrorists before they were killed or fled away towards the farms and orchards north of the town. Aleppo 29 terrorists from the so-called “Jaish al-Fateh” were killed in an operation carried out by an army unit against their gatherings and positions to the northeast of Aleppo northern province. The military source told SANA that an army unit carried out concentrated bombardments against gatherings and positions of the terrorist organizations on the axis of al-Majbal, Breej and Masaken Ibraheem Hananou to the northeast of Aleppo City. The source added that 29 terrorists were killed in the operation and more than 37 others were injured including one of their field commanders, in addition to destroying an amount of arms and ammunition that was in their possession. Daraa An army unit targeted fortified positions of two terrorist groups northwest of the Customs’ old building and in al-Nazihin Camp in Daraa al-Balad area in Daraa city, leaving many of their members dead or injured. Damascus Countryside Army units killed a number of terrorists and destroy vehicles, some of which equipped with machine guns, as they fire artillery shells on their gatherings in Khan al-Sheeh farms, al-Husseiniyeh, al-Khazrajiyeh and Harfa-Beit Jinn intersection and on others’ vehicles’ movements in al-Tibeh, Zakiyeh and al-Waara in Damascus Countryside. Quneitra An army unit clashed with a terrorist group that was attempting to infiltrate and attack one of the military points in al-Naqar al-Gharb site in the area surrounding al-Amal Farms to the south of Mashati Hadar in Quneitra, according to SANA reporter. The reporter said that the clash ended by eliminating all the members of the terrorist group and destroying their weapons and ammunition. The reporter added that the army directed concentrated strikes on a terrorist group that was bulldozing agricultural lands and families’ properties to set up fortifications to the southeast of al-Tilal al-Humr to the east of Hadar village, killing the group’s members.