Syrian government forces have discovered a remote-controlled unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) along with a considerable amount of munitions at a former stronghold of foreign-sponsored Takfiri militants in the country’s southwestern province of Dara’a.
Syria’s official news agency SANA reported that Syrian army troopers launched a clean-up operation in the suburbs of the Dara’a al-Balad area on Tuesday, and discovered a reconnaissance drone and a huge cache of ammunition and explosives.
The report added that the weapons included PK general-purpose machine guns, assault rifles, rocket launchers, many shells, rocket-propelled grenades, thermal night vision cameras and satellite communication devices.
On December 11, Syrian government forces discovered considerable amounts of munitions, as well as US-built anti-tank missiles at weapons depots of Takfiri terrorist groups near Nasib village, which lies about 12 kilometers southeast of Dara’a.
The munitions included 14.5mm heavy machine guns, mortars, tank shells, American BGM-71 TOW anti-tank missiles, rocket-propelled grenades, improvised explosive devices, detonators, automatic assault rifles as well as infantry combat vehicles.
Syrian army forces foil infiltration attempt by terrorists
Separately, the Syrian army has reportedly thwarted an attempt by a "terrorist group" to sneak into a military post in the western coastal province of Latakia.
An unnamed military source said Syrian soldiers engaged in violent clashes with the terrorists near Kinsabba town as they were attempting to infiltrate into the army post.
Syria has been gripped by foreign-backed militancy since March 2011. The Syrian government says the Israeli regime and its Western and regional allies are aiding Takfiri terrorist groups wreaking havoc in the country.
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