Syrian Army Gains Control over Strategic Buildings in Western Ghouta

Syrian Army Gains Control over Strategic Buildings in Western Ghouta
Mon Feb 1, 2016 18:49:11

The Syrian army has established control on several strategic buildings in Western Ghouta in Damascus countryside on Monday.

The Syrian forces regained control of an archaeological hall and a number of important buildings located alongside the railway between the towns of al-Moadhamiyah and Darayya in Western Ghouta.

In a relevant development earlier today, the Syrian forces took back a number of government buildings in Jobar town in the Eastern countryside of Damascus.

The army purged terrorists from four strategic building blocks in Jobar town in heavy clashes.

The Syrian troops had to explode a tunnel beneath one of the buildings as the terrorists were trying to flee through the tunnel.

Also today, the Syrian army and the National Defense Forces (NDF) continued to strike the militant groups' defense lines in Eastern Ghouta.

The Syrian army troops and the NDF have gained more territories near the faculty of agriculture and SANA aerospace organization in Hawsh Kharabu in Eastern Ghouta following hours of tough battle with the militant groups.

At least 12 militants were killed and many more have been wounded in the pro-government forces' offensives.

In the meantime, fierce clashes have been reported between the militants with the army and popular forced near the town on Irbin in Eastern Ghouta, which have claimed the lives of several terrorists.

Reports said on Sunday that scores of ISIL/ISIS militants, including the groups' lieutenant commander in the Southern battlefields of Damascus, were killed in the Syrian Armed Forces' anti-terrorism operations across the province.

Abu Salem al-Araqi, the second man of ISIL terrorist group in the Southern battlefront of Damascus, was killed in the Syrian army troops' attacks; FNA reported.


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