Syrian Army discovers Israeli made weapons from ISIS dens
TEHRAN - The Syrian army discovered Israeli weapons and military equipment in liberated ISIL-occupied regions in Southern Damascus, thwarting the terrorists' attempts to send arms from Southern Syria to Homs.
Syria's SANA news agency reported on Thursday that the army units have found a large amount of weapons and ammunition in ISIL hideouts and tunnels during military operations in Hajar al-Aswad and al-Qadam regions in Southern Damascus.
It added that a number of tunnels were 25m in length and some of the discovered weapons were made in Israel. The army forces also found chemical materials and masks in the tunnels.
Meantime, the army troops launched surprise attacks against one of the terrorists' fronts in the South towards the regions occupied by other terrorists in Homs province, seizing a truck carrying a large number of weapons and military equipment.
Field sources said that the truck was moving from Dara'a and Quneitra towards Homs through Badiyeh region in Syria, adding that the army forces seized a large number of different missiles, hundreds of boxes of ammunitions and Israeli weapons and medicines.
In a relevant development in February, the Syrian army continued its advances in Deir Ezzur, and seized a large amount of Israeli weapons and ammunition from the terrorists in the province.
The Syrian army units conducted mop-up operations in al-Sayyal, Hasarat, al-Davir and Sabikhan on the outskirts of al-Mayadeen and Albu Kamal cities in Eastern Deir Ezzur.
The Syrian army confiscated a large cache of arms and munitions from the terrorists' hideouts.
A field source, meantime, announced that the Syrian troops found a Grad missile launchpad, different types of bombs and missiles, anti-aircraft rockets and mortal shells made in Israel as well as modern communications and satellite equipment.
The military source also said that the army troops found suicide belts in small sizes and also equipment for protection against chemical substances.