VIDEO: SAA Targets Nusra Positions with Heavy Artillery Fire in Khan al-Sheih

Sat Nov 5, 2016 08:23:35

The Syrian army pounds Fatah Al-Sham (formerly known as Nusra Front) positions as it repulses an attack by the militants who are trying to regain the positions they have recently lost to the government forces in the vicinity of Khan al-Sheih in Damascus province.

Army units, operating in the west of Damascus Countryside, achieved new progress in their war against Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization in the axis of Khan al-Sheeh area.

A military source told SANA that army units, in cooperation with popular defense groups, carried out intensive operations against the dens of terrorists inside Khan al-Sheeh town, inflicting heavy losses upon Jabhat al-Nusra.

The source added that army units due to the operations established control over new areas in the town and continued chasing terrorists who take citizens’ houses as dens.

SANA reporter said that the clashes between army units and terrorists of al-Nusra are continued in a number of axes in the area where a state of collapse in the terrorists’ ranks is prevailed.

He added that an army unit destroyed a tank for Jabhat al-Nusra and a number of armored vehicles in the area surrounding the town.


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