MOSCOW, November 2. /TASS/. Syrian state security units have eliminated eight and detained 15 militants involved in terrorist attacks against civilians, Major General Oleg Yegorov, deputy head of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the Opposing Sides in Syria said on Wednesday.
"Syrian security agencies continue to conduct a special operation to find, block and neutralize terrorists in the Daraa Province. Since October 30, state security units of the Syrian Arab Republic have killed eight and detained 15 militants involved in terrorist attacks against civilians and representatives of the Syrian authorities," Yegorov said.
According to him, the Syrian army repelled another attempt of militants to break out of the US-controlled territory. A Syrian serviceman was seriously wounded, Yegorov added.
The major general reported that 200 weapons had been surrendered in the city of Jasim. The deputy head of the Russian reconciliation center also said that on November 1, militants of illegal armed groups shelled Syrian army positions using large-caliber machine guns, and in addition made four rocket strikes on these positions in the area of the US-occupied Al-Tanf zone.