Syrian Army Discovers US-Made Arms in Terrorists’ Positions in Aleppo Province

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TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Army troops discovered several ISIL hideouts stashed with a large volume of US-manufactured weapons and ammunition in the Northern province of Aleppo.

The Arabic desk of Sputnik quoted a military source as saying that the army has discovered three hideouts of ISIL in Aleppo province used by the terrorist group as and temporary jails for women, adding that a large volume of US-made arms and munitions have been found in the hideouts.

Also one of the jailed women in the hideouts said that ISIL killed a number of female prisoners who had rejected the terrorists’ various demands.

A source said in January that the Syrian Army’s engineering units discovered another depot of arms and ammunition that belonged to Jeish al-Fatah terrorists.

The source said that terrorists had turned people’s houses in Bostan al-Qasr (Bustan al-Kaser) into and after forcing them out.

The depot in Bostan al-Qasr was reportedly also used as a workshop for building weapons and munitions.

In the meantime, Commander of Russia’s International Mine Action Center Ivan Gromov disclosed in late December that a large volume of weapons, manufactured in the US, Germany and Bulgari, were discovered as Russian sappers were on a mine clearance mission in Eastern Aleppo.

“Ammunition and large-caliber arms together with rockets for Grad multiple launch systems have been found there. The shells have been produced in Germany, the United States and Bulgaria,” Gromov said.

The Russian combat engineers also found 122mm mortar shells, rockets for multiple launch rocket systems, hand grenades, grenade launchers and howitzer projectiles in one of the militants’ headquarters, the commander said, adding that the ammunition discovered there were in such a large quantity that they would be enough for a battalion.

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