Hundreds of Terrorists Killed, Wounded in Failed Attacks on Syrian Army Positions in Dara’a
The source said that the army troops have warded off a large-scale operation of the al-Nusra and other terrorist groups, codenamed Al-Mowt Wa La Al-Mazelah (death better than surrender), to prevail over the government forces’ positions in al-Manshiyeh neighborhood, killing or wounding over 200 terrorists.
The military source added that over 2,000 terrorists, backed up by tanks, missiles and artillery fire and suicide attackers, stormed the army’s positions in al-Manshiyeh neighborhood to take control of entire Dara’a, but sustained a major defeat and retreated after they lost over 200 comrades in the battle.
The army men also targeted several bomb-laden suicide vehicles of terrorists before reaching government forces’ positions, he said.
The army soldiers also targeted several command centers of the terrorists and inflicted major losses on their tanks and military vehicles.
Reports said earlier today that the army troops engaged in fierce clashes with terrorists in the Western districts of Dara’a city and managed to push them back from more positions and buildings.
The army soldiers stormed terrorists’ concentration centers and gatherings in the neighborhood of al-Manshiyeh and could take control over several buildings near al-Ordon street, killing tens of militants including several commanders.
In the meantime, Syrian and Russian fighter jets and choppers pounded terrorists’ positions in the Western part of Dara’a city, killing and wounding a number of militants.