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Brief summary of the situation in Syria for January 19, 2014
An armed bandit gang has been blocked in Al-Hula area.
Breakout attempt has been cut short by Syrian Arab Army units' prompt actions.
Most of the gang has been destroyed.
Those left alive are blocked and wait for their destiny.
Al-Zarzur area which is situated east of Aleppo city towards Rakka
has been completely freed from armed terrorist gangs.
This area is the most strategically important one
for Aleppo international airport's safety.
Army and authorities perform [landmine] disarming and search for weapon, ammunition and food stashes
within the liberated territory.
Residential population pass cereal savings of the new crop
that they've been able to keep from invaders to the state fund.
Improvised explosive device workshops making those of gas casks as well as weapons and ammunition have been found.
A bandit gang that was preparing another act of terror has been discovered and is being systematically exterminated.
Syrian Army special units' operation is within its final stage.
Syrian Armed Forces' counter-terror operation
to chase and destroy a bandit gang within Latakia province is going on.
Heavy armoured vehicles are being brought up.
The operation is encumbered by mountainous forests.
Thorough comb of the territory, scrupulous inspection and interviewing of people within operation zone is being done.
Marat Musin, Grigory Nesterov, Andrey Filatov, Victor Kuznetsov. ANNA-News Agency. Syria.