Syrian Forces Drive Terrorists out of More Key Positons in Eastern Damascus
Syrian government forces fortified their positions in Tal (Hill) al-Sawan and took full control over Tal (Hill) Kurdi and their nearby regions in an area at least 25 square kilometers in depth.
Jeish al-Islam terrorists suffered a heavy death toll and retreated from the battlefield but set fire to their bases and factories before leaving the region.
With the seizure of Tal (Hill) al-Sawan and Tal (Hill) Kurdi, the Syrian army and its allies are to storm al-Shifouniyeh and al-Reihan to pave the ground for the eventual capture of Jeish al-Islam’s main stronghold.
In relevant developments in the province on Monday, Syrian military forces continued to beat Jeish al-Islam terrorists back from more positions in Eastern Ghouta, inflicting a heavy death toll on the militants.
Syrian army soldiers struck Jeish al-Islam’s defense line in Tal (hill) Kurdi from the two regions of Hawsh Nasri and al-Reihan, taking control of large parts of Tal Kurdi after hours of non-stop battle.
The army men also captured al-Ma’amel (industrial) zone in Eastern Damascus.
After terrorists’ defeats in Tal Kurdi, their comrades in al-Ma’amel region retreated from the battlefield.
The army soldiers also won back Tal Sawan school and a popcorn company in the region.
Elam al-Harbi – an Arabic language website that makes official war announcements – said Tal Sawan has been captured by the Syrian military forces.
A military column of Jeish al-Islam that was heading to Tal Sawan also came under attack by the Syrian army.
The Syrian army also detonated a tunnel of the terrorists connecting Zmelka bridge to Jobar town in Eastern countryside of Damascus.
According to army sources, the next target of the Syrian soldiers will be al-Shifouniyeh.