The army reportedly killed and injured on Sunday several militants holed up on the outskirts of the northeastern border town of Arsal.
According to the state-run National News Agency, the army targeted positions controlled by gunmen in Wadi el-Kheil near Tallat al-Qarn.
A number of militant vehicles were destroyed in the army shelling, which killed and inflicted heavy losses for the gunmen, NNA reported.
The wounded were transferred to a field hospital in Wadi Hmayyed and Wadi al-Kheil, it added.
Terrorist militants have been entrenched in the mountains surrounding Arsal since August 2014 when they fought a deadly battle with the army.