Syrian Army on the Verge of capturing Daraa Border Crossing
Syrian Arab Army (SAA) made heavy gains inside the city of Daraa leaving them in striking distance of the old Daraa border-crossing with Jordan which is commonly referred to as the Al-Jamrak Crossing.
Thus, government troops were able to impose full control over the al-Manshiyah district whilst simultaneously pushing south along the M5-Highway and capturing several buildings inside the Daraa al-Balad quarter.
With today’s advances inside Daraa, the government has now established control of the majority of the city. If the SAA was to capture the border-crossing, they would be able to halt the flow of weapons and manpower supplied to the opposition from Jordan.