Syrian Troops Pound Rebels in Damascus Countryside of Jobar

Syrian Troops Pound Rebels in Damascus Countryside of Jobar
Mon Sep 19, 2016 13:50:38

The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) continued their large-scale offensive in the East Ghouta region of rural Damascus this weekend after the Islamist rebels of Jaysh Al Islam and Faylaq Al Rahman violated the ceasefire agreement at Jobar.

Led by the Syrian Republican Guard, the Syrian Armed Forces launched a new assault at Al Reyhan and the East Ghouta Signal Base, resulting in the capture of the farms located between the mentioned sites in rural Damascus on Sunday, AMN reports.

According to a AMN military source, the farms captured by the Syrian Arab Army today accumulate to approximately 350 meters of territory in the East Ghouta after a violent battle with the "Islamist rebels".

The military source added that approximately 20 terrorists were killed or wounded during the fierce battle near Al-Reyhan.

Most of the fighters from jaysh Al-Islam have now retreated to the town of Al-Reyhan, as they prepare for the upcoming attack by the Syrian Armed Forces.


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