Concentrated Fire


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Concentrated Fire

 

fire from several artillery batteries or battalions, tanks, guns, machine guns, grenade launchers, or submachine guns of one or more units on one target (or, in artillery, on a group of targets) or on a part of an enemy’s combat formation. Because of its high density, concentrated fire is used to destroy or neutralize enemy personnel and weapons more rapidly.

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A military source told SANA that an army unit targeted with concentrated fire the gatherings of the ISIS terrorists in al-Erifi neighborhood in Deir Ezzor city and their positions in the surroundings of the Regiment 137 to the southwest of the city, killing 10 terrorists and destroying two machinegun nests and a vehicle.
The sources added that another army unit directed concentrated fire on a group of 10 ISIS terrorists in the surroundings of the Panorama roundabout southwest of Deir Ezor, leaving the terrorists dead or injured and destroying their weapons and munitions.
Meanwhile in the eastern countryside of Hama province, an Army and Armed Forces unit directed concentrated fire at a concentration of terrorists in al-Mlawleh village in al-Hamra area, according to sources on the ground.
Sources on the ground told SANA that Army and Armed Forces units targeted with concentrated fire a munitions depot for ISIS terror organization in the surroundings of the Panorama area southwest of Deir Ezzor city, destroying the depot completely along with its contents.
A source on the ground told SANA's correspondent that the army targeted with concentrated fire gatherings of ISIS in al-Reshdiye neighborhood in Deir Ezzor city, Ayyash village in its western countryside, and the surroundings of al-Tharda Mountain in the western outskirts of the city, inflicting heavy losses in personnel and equipment on the terrorist organization.
Other army units targeted with concentrated fire ISIS bases and fortified positions in the neighborhoods of al-Mattar al-Qadim, al-Sina'a, and al-Kanamat in the city, in addition to destroying a base for launching makeshift rockets in al-Urfi neighborhood and a mortar launcher in Huwaijet Saqer at the city's eastern outskirts.
An Army and Armed Forces unit targeted with concentrated fire the gatherings and movements of ISIS west of Palmyra (Tadmur) city and Rwaiset Abu al-Fawares in the eastern countryside of Homs province.
Sources on the ground told SANA's correspondent that an army unit targeted a concentration of terrorists in Atshan town with concentrated fire, killing 27 terrorists and destroying one of their vehicles, while another unit targeted a vehicle used by terrorists with a guide missile west of Maarkabba town, destroying it along with the terrorists on board.
Field sources told SANA that based on accurate information about a meeting attended by ISIS terrorists in Hatleh village, the army's artillery directed concentrated fire on the location of the meeting while it was taking place, which resulted in completely destroying the location.

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