|code: 304549||Date: 2012/03/26 - 10:32||source: SANA|
Syrian Authorities Storm Terrorists, Foil Attempt to Blow up al-Najih Bridge on Damascus-Daraa Highway
SANA reporter learned that six of the most dangerous wanted terrorists, who committed crimes of killing, kidnapping and sabotaging private and public properties, including Mohammed Shukri Sharaf, nicknamed as Sbeer, were killed in the clash as their weapons were confiscated.
The reporter added the clash also resulted in the martyrdom of two of the competent authorities and the injury of another.
Authorities Foil Terrorist Group Attempt to Blow up al-Najih Bridge on Damascus-Daraa Highway
The competent authorities and the Engineering Units foiled an attempt to blow up al-Najih Bridge on Damascus-Daraa Highway which serves a number of surrounding areas and villages.
A source at Daraa Province told SANA reporter that members of the engineering units put out six barrels filled with a large amount of explosives set to be blown up by remote control.
According to the source, an armed terrorist group has put the explosive devices under the bridge connected with 1,5km long cable.
The source pointed out that the terrorists aim at halting the traffic movement and the work of the citizens through targeting the highway.
Terrorists Killed or Wounded in Clashes with Authorities in Idleb
Meanwhile in Idleb province, the authorities clashed with armed terrorist groups in Saraqib city, killing a number of terrorists and wounding many others, said an informed source in the province.
Few of the most dangerous terrorists killed or wounded were Mahmoud Rihawi, Mahir Waleed al-Sarsa, Abdul-Ra'ouf Bareesh, Hakam Khattab and Zakaraya Ali.
The source pointed out that the authorities seized various types of weapons that the terrorists used in their criminal acts and in their attacks against citizens.
The military engineering units dismantled a large number of explosive devices planted by armed terrorist groups in the city, whose weight ranged between 30 an 60 kg, the source added.
It said that these groups booby-trapped and blew up a number of citizens' houses to accuse the law enforcement forces of doing so.
A Number of Explosive Devices Dismantled in Aleppo
On Saturday evening, the military engineering units in Aleppo province dismantled a number of explosive devices of various weights planted by armed terrorist groups in the city of Aleppo to target citizens and law enforcement personnel.
SANA reporter was informed by a source in the province that two 10 kg explosive devices were planted near a school in Salah Eddin neighborhood and al-Basel Mosque in al-Hamadaniyeh region, while a third explosive device weighing 2 kg was dound in Seif al-Daouleh region.
The source added that two other explosive devices, 40 kg each, were planted on al-Bab-Aleppo road, while a third exploded nearby without causing any human or material damages. Another explosive device, 25 kg, was planted in al-Bab city in Aleppo countryside.
Terrorists Steal Car Belonging to Red Crescent Organization in Aleppo
In another context, an armed terrorist group hijacked a pickup car belonging to Aleppo branch of the Red Crescent Organization.
An informed source told SANA reporter that while driving employees to their work place at the branch, the car's driver was intercepted and threatened at gunpoint by three terrorists in a Kia Rio Cerato in the third quarter in al-Hamadaniyeh region and stole the car.
Authorities Recover 150 Stolen Private and State-Owned Cars from Baba Amro Neighborhood in Homs
The authorities recovered from Baba Amro neighborhood in Homs 150 private and state owned cars which armed terrorist groups had stolen .
The terrorists stole these cars from the neighborhoods of Baba Amro, al-Sultaniya and Jubar to use them while carrying out their crimes of abduction, murder and robbery in Homs and surrounding areas.