Hezbollah, Syrian Army Push ISIL back from more Heights Northeast of Damascus

Hezbollah, Syrian Army Push ISIL back from more Heights Northeast of Damascus
Tue May 10, 2016 17:57:01

The Syrian Army troops and the Lebanese Hezbollah fighters continued to drive back the ISIL (ISIS / Daesh) terrorists from more territories in Qalamoun Mountain nearly 40 kilometers to the Northeast of the capital Damascus and took back several hilltops in the region.

The Syrian government forces, in a several hours of non-stop battle, advanced significantly against the ISIL terrorists in Jaroud Qareh in Qalamoun mountains, which ended in the killing of several militants and the recapture of several hills.

The Hezbollah fighter stormed the ISIL centers near the village of Shamsiyeh and Anid Ma'ber, which claimed the lives of 19 terrorists and destroyed four military vehicles mound with anti-aircraft machineguns.

Earlier reports said that the Syrian army units in Eastern Ghouta blew up a tunnel dug by terrorist groups, killing all the militants positioned in the tunnel.

The 700-meter-long tunnel was dug in Bala region in the Eastern territories of Damascus province and its detonation inflicted major losses on the terrorists.

All militants inside the tunnel were killed and their weapons and ammunition were destroyed as a result of the blast, FNA reported.

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