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Syria: Terrorists in Eastern Damascus Issue Distress Call to Comrades

28 February 2017 13:15

 

The Al-Nusra Front (also known as Fatah al-Sham Front) has issued distress calls to urge their peers to rush to their aid as they are being crushed by the Syrian army and popular forces in Eastern Ghouta, informed sources said.

The sources said that the army soldiers have been advancing against the Al-Nusra from the two directions of the Northeast and the Northwest towards al-Qaboun region, taking control of several positions in al-Qaboun farms.

In the meantime, the army’s artillery and missile units targeted terrorists’ movements and gatherings in the towns of Harasta, Douma, al-Nashbiyeh and Harazma in al-Marj region in Eastern Ghouta, killing and wounding a number of terrorists, the sources said.

They added that the army’s missile units targeted a main command post of Al-Nusra along the road to the town of Harasta, destroying the post and killing or wounding tens of terrorists.

Other sources reported that terrorists deployed in Jobar, East of the capital, carried out attacks on the Syrian Army to reduce the army men’s pressure on their comrades in al-Qaboun.

The sources added that the terrorists’ attacks on government forces’ positions in Jobar were repelled by the Syrian soldiers.

Reports said earlier today that the Syrian government forces stormed terrorists’ positons in al-Qaboun region in Eastern Ghouta and managed to impose control over 90 percent of the farms.

The army men struck the defense lines of Al-Nusra Front in al-Qaboun and Barzeh regions and could drive terrorists out of over 90 percent of al-Qaboun farms, killing tens of militants.

Informed sources in Eastern Damascus said that the army’s missile and artillery units targeted Al-Nusra’s positions in al-Qaboun simultaneous with the ground forces’ advances, destroying terrorists’ command posts.

The sources added that terrorist groups in Harasta, al-Qaboun and Tishrin regions in Eastern Damascus breached ceasefire and inflicted heavy damage on public and private properties in the nearby regions, including al-Abasseen, killing also several civilians.

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