Syrian Army captures vast territories in surprising attack in Eastern Damascus

Syrian Army captures vast territories in surprising attack in Eastern Damascus
Mon Jul 3, 2017 11:35:27

The Syrian Army troops continued to hit terrorists' defense lines in Eastern Ghouta and managed to capture more positions in Ein Terma region in a surprising offensive.

(FNA) -- The army men stormed terrorists' positions in the Northern neighborhoods of Ein Terma region and drove militants out of a number of buildings, including meat-packing company that is one of the most important regions after al-Sonbol petrol station and Zmelka Bridge crossroad.

In the meantime, the army's artillery and missile units opened heavy fire at a gathering center of terrorists near Hazarma region.

A field source, meanwhile, reported that the Syrian army has been using different tactics, including penetration into terrorist-held regions by armored vehicles, to carry out surprise attacks and night- time operations against terrorist groups.

The sources also confirmed that a notorious commander of Al-Nusra Front (also known as Fatah al-Sham Front or the Levant Liberation Board) nom de guerre Abu Al-Iman Ordoni along with several of his comrades were killed in the army's air raids in Ein Terma region.

Relevant reports said on Saturday that the army soldiers engaged in fierce clashes with terrorists along the road that connects the town of Ein Terma to Jobar district.

In the meantime, the army's artillery units and aircraft pounded terrorists' supply lines in depth of Eastern Ghouta.

A military source, meanwhile, said that the army has gained control over Ein Terma crossroad known as the Death crossroad that leads to Jobar and Ein Terma and also links to the towns of Zmelka and Arbin.

The source went on to say that following the army's control over the crossroad, any group of terrorists that try to go through the crossroad will be under the fire of the Syrian forces.

Field sources further said that the army soldiers managed to impose control over 10 residential complexes near al-Kabas bridge 1km East of al-Molhaq al-Janoubi road.

In the meantime, the army soldiers engaged in heavy fighting with terrorists East of Tal (hill) Deco and took control over Tal Hawimal.