Terrorist Groups Pull Forces Back from More Positions in Eastern Damascus
The army soldiers continued their anti-terrorism operation in al-Ma’amel region near al-Meida’ani and captured several factories.
The army aircraft also targeted terrorists’ bases and movements near the town of Hawsh al-Zawaherh, Otaya, al-Zariqiyeh and surroindign of al-Meida’ani.
On Wednesday, the Syrian army forces captured the strategic town of al-Meida’ani.
The Syrian army units clashed with Jeish al-Islam terrorists inside al-Meida’ani town after the air force pounded the militants’ positions in Eastern Ghouta of Damascus and could regain full control of the town.
During the operations, a large number of Jeish al-Islam terrorists fled to areas outside the town.
Also, military sources reported that the Syrian army has seized control of over 45 points and 8 tunnel networks of Jeish al-Islam.
After controlling al-Meida’ani, the Syrian forces also established their military control over Hawsh al-Shalaq village.
On Thursday, a large number Syrian army troops arrived in Eastern Ghouta as the Syrian army was preparing for a massive military operation against Jeish al-Islam terrorists in the cities of Douma and Harasta in Damascus province.
“Massive operations will start in Eastern Ghouta region, specially Douma city, from several front in coming weeks,” a battlefield commander in al-Meida’ani said, adding that thousands of Syrian army soldiers have arrived in Eastern Ghouta to take part in the upcoming large-scale operation.
The commander rejected the media news reports that Jeish al-Islam terrorists captured Meida’ani, and said that the Syrian army troops were present in Meida’ani town and they were purging terrorists from house to house in the town.
“Other army units are advancing in the Western front of Meida’ani,” the commander added.