20 January 2016, 05:51 GMT
A number of terrorists were killed or injured and many of their machinegun trucks were destroyed in airstrikes, while army units pounded the terrorists near Deir ez-Zor airport, inflicting heavy losses upon them in personnel and equipment.
In the past 24 hours the Army’s warplanes targeted positions of al-Nusra Front-linked terrorist groups south of Hama city destroying a number of enemy facilities and leaving many terrorists dead, the agency wrote, citing sources on the ground.
In the neighboring Idlib province, meanwhile, an Army unit carried out a special operation targeting terrorist forces in the south and killing eight militants.
More hideouts and positions for Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists were destroyed in Teir Maala, west of Talbiseh and in Um Sharshouh, 18 kilometers north of Homs city.
In Aleppo, the Army’s air force launched a series of airstrikes against Daesh positions in the eastern countryside, Fars News reported.