"And I have found both freedom and safety in my madness, the freedom of loneliness and the safety from being understood, for those who understand us enslave something in us. But let me not be too proud of my safety. Even a Thief in a jail is safe from another thief. "

Khalil Gibran (How I Became a Madman)



Sunday, April 23, 2017

Army restores security to Halfayia and a number of villages in Hama, targets ISIS and al-Nusra in other areas- SANA

Provinces, SANA- A military source declared that security and stability were restored to Halfaya town and to a number of the neighboring villages in the northern countryside of Hama province after destroying the last gatherings of Jabhat al-Nusra in them.
The source told SANA that army units, in cooperation with the backing forces, carried out intensive operations against Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists, restoring security and stability to the towns and villages of Halfayia, Zalin, al-Wabida, Btaish, Zour al-Nasiryia and Zour Abu Zaid, and establishing control over Talet al-Nasiryia and Tal al-Mintar.
The source added that hundreds of terrorists were killed and injured and scores fled away leaving their arms behind them as the army seized 7 mortar launchers, two machinegun-equipped vehicles and a huge amount of varied ammunition.
The source said that 58 vehicles, 3 ammunition caches, 3 tanks and a booby-trapped vehicle were also destroyed in the operations, indicating that the engineering units are dismantling the mines and the explosive devices planted by the terrorists at the streets and in the citizens’ houses.
Among the killed terrorists were Ahmed Said Doudi, Mahmoud Abdul-Razzaq Jarkas, Qasem Mohammad Amin, Yusuf al-Aboud, Hassan al-Aboud and Ismail Badran from the so-called “Jaish al-Nasser”, in addition to terrorists Eiad al-Naddaf and Kamal al-Dairi from the so-called “Jaish al-Ezza”.