Syria: Terrorists Withdraw from More Positions in Eastern Damascus
The army soldiers engaged in fierce clashes with Al-Nusra terrorists and managed to recapture the entire Bostans in al-Qaboun district Northeast of Damascus city after taking control over al-Mohaba Sports Stadium.
Local sources said that the army soldiers also discovered and seized tens of tunnels of the terrorists in al-Qaboun’s Bostans connecting the district to Harasta and Arbin towns.
The sources added that almost 200 terrorists have thus far been killed in clashes with the army men in al-Qaboun district.
Elsewhere in the province, the army units opened fire at the movements of the terrorists in al-Sanawiyeh square in Harasta town, destroying two of their positions, including a telecommunication center equipped with modern equipment.
The same sources said on Monday that the army men stormed the Al-Nusra positions and drove them out of al-Bostan pool that is located in Barzeh gardens and was one of the most important positions of Al-Nusra, and managed to advance against terrorists 700 meters in length and 500 meters in width South of the pool towards al-Hafez street in al-Qaboun district.
They added that the army soldiers took full control over al-Hafez street from the gardens of Barzeh and also seized full control over Darb al-Tawileh road that connects Barzeh district to al-Qaboun and Barzeh gardens.
The sources went on to say that with the army’s control over Darb al-Tawileh road, Bostans came under the full control of the army men, and Barzeh district has also been completely separated from gardens.