VIDEO: Syrian Army Troops March on Terrorists Positions in Damascus Province

Thu Jan 7, 2016 13:11:00

The Syrian Forces, including the Army, Air Force and Artillery-Missile Units carried out several attacks against the militant positions in Eastern and Southwestern Damascus province, army said Wednesday.

"The Syrian army troops and their popular allies engaged in fierce clashes with the militant groups near Jobar in Eastern Ghouta, and killed or wounded scores of them," the army said.

"The Syrian fighter jets carried out several combat fights over the militant groups' defense line near Darayya in Western Ghouta, which left many terrorists dead or wounded," the army added.

"In the meantime, the army's artillery units shelled heavily the militant groups' military sites near Darayya city in Western Ghouta and the towns of Otaya, Ein Tarma, Hazarma and al-Shifouniyah in Eastern countryside of Damascus city, claiming the lives of many militant and destroying their  military grid," the army went on to say.

On Tuesday, the Syrian army renewed attacks on militants in Damascus province as the country's air raids and artillery attacks continue to strike their positions.

The Syrian army engaged in fierce battles with militants in Jobar district to the East of Damascus city, leaving a group of militants dead and injured. The Syrian army also fired artillery shells at militants' positions in Jobar.

The Syrian army also launched artillery attack on terrorists' positions in Darayya city in Damascus province.

The news comes as the Syrian warplanes launched airstrikes on Takfiri militants' positions in Douma city in the province, FNA reported.

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