How Hezbollah, Syrian Army Foiled Nusra Front Attack on Zabadani: Photos
At least 20 militants of the Takfiri group in Syria, Nusra Front, were killed and 30 others were injured in a failed attack on the southwestern city of Zabadani on Thursday.
Media Military sources told al-Manar how Hezbollah and the Syrian army thwarted the terrorists attack on the Syrian army military posts in al-Alali orchard and Moza castle in northwestern Zabadani.
About 200 militants took part in the attack which was aimed at breaking the siege on their fellows in Zabadani, the Military Media sources told al-Manar.
Al-Nusra commander Abu Malek Al-Talli personally ordered the attack, the sources added.
The allied forces repelled the terrorists’ attack, setting off explosive devices as well as striking their gathering points, according to the sources.
The clashes lasted for eight hours and caused the death of at least 20 of the Nusra terrorists and the injury of 30 others.
The allied forces have been since July 4 engaged in the battle of Zabadani, the last city under the control of terrorists in the Qalamoun region on the Lebanese border.
The ongoing battle is part of a wider operation launched by the Syrian forces and the resistance movement’s fighters on May 4, which has reportedly driven militants out of more than 90 percent of the territory in the mountainous region.