In Video: Syrian Army regains the lead in Jobar
Fierce battles continue to disturb the capitals cautious silence as the second wave of jihadi offensive was almost contained.
For the past two days, government and opposition forces – led by Jabhet al-Nusra – traded blows in an area separating Jobar from al-Qaboun neighborhood in a daring attempt made by Islamist rebels to open a supply route linking the two rebel-held districts.
Today, the government troops managed to recapture the Fabric Factory along with several buildings as the militants were forced to retreat eastward.
A video released by Syrian Ministry of Defense shows the severe clashes which have taken place in eastern suburbs of Damascus.