80 Jeish Al-Islam Terrorists Killed in Damascus Countryside
The Syrian army took full control over Jack corporation and al-Sammadi crossroad in Harasta, Damascus countryside, and cut off the terrorists’ most important supply routes, killing 80 Jaish al-Islam members in the Thursday clashes.
Earlier today, a unit of military engineering unit combed the area close to the international highway and dismantled explosives planted by terrorists to secure the highway in Harasta area completely before reopening it to public trafficking.
Army sources said over 80 Jeish al-Islam terrorists were killed and tens of others were injured in the surrounding area of al-Aman Bellah gas station, farms and quarries area.
Another army unit carried out operations against terrorists’ positions and hideouts in Jobar and Zamalka neighborhoods, killing scores of militants.
On Wednesday, the Syrian Army announced that its troops have taken back new areas in Harasta town and its surrounding regions in the strategic province of Damascus after engaging in fierce clashes with militant groups.
The army said the agricultural arboretum hill, the quarries and a number of buildings in Harasta fell into the hands of the government forces, after the militant groups’ positions in Harasta came under massive attacks of the army soldiers.
The sources added that scores of the terrorists were killed or wounded in the army offensives in Harasta battles.