Syrian Army seizes US, French arms cargo en route to terrorist-held Regions

The Syrian Army soldiers stopped and seized a truck carrying a large volume of US and French-made arms and ammunition en route to regions in Western Qalamoun that are under the control the of Al-Nusra Front (Tahrir al-Sham Hay’at or the Levant Liberation Board).

 The army anti-terrorism forces, tipped off by intelligence agents, ambushed and seized a truck that was carrying a large volume of American and French arms and ammunition along the road from Badiyeh (desert) to Al-Nusra-held regions in Western Qalamoun.

A military sources said that the seized cargo included tens of thousands of bullets, French C57 anti-tank missiles, American CJ cannons, a number of machineguns, different models of sniper rifles, RPG missile launchers and their ammunition and several military binoculars.

In relevant developments but in Homs province in early June, the army troops seized a number of US-made Humvee armored vehicles after capturing an ISIL base in Badiyeh (desert) in Eastern Homs.

The army men were carrying out cleansing operation in the newly-captured regions in Badiyeh when they discovered several High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV), commonly known as the Humvee, at the ISIL base.

The Humvee vehicles were equipped with communication devices and a number of bombs.

In the meantime, the army forces seized maquettes of armored vehicles, cannons and missile launchers used by ISIL to fool reconnaissance planes imaging the region.