40 militants killed in Syria

At least 40 militants were killed Wednesday when Syrian army targeted their gatherings and hideouts in the southern province of Daraa, according to a military source.

IANS| Updated: Jan 15, 2015, 09:16 AM IST

Damascus: At least 40 militants were killed Wednesday when Syrian army targeted their gatherings and hideouts in the southern province of Daraa, according to a military source.

The Army also destroyed an ammunition cache and several vehicles, some of which equipped with anti-aircraft machinegun, SANA news agency reported citing the source.

The source said that more than 15 terrorists were killed and an ammunition cache was destroyed in military operations against terrorists` gatherings in al-Sheikh Miskeen town.

At least 25 militants were killed, and a fuel warehouse and a vehicle equipped with a heavy machine gun were destroyed in Mzayrib town.