Syrian Army Makes Fresh Gains against Terrorists in Eastern Damascus
The army troops engaged in a tough battle with terrorists in Eastern Ghouta and captured the town of Hawsh al-Dawahra.
A military source, meantime, said that after taking control over Hawsh al-Dawahra, the army men stormed terrorists’ defense lines in the Western farms of the newly-freed town towards al-Bakiyeh-Duoma, taking control over nine farms.
Over 16 terrorists were killed and several more were wounded in the army’s operation.
In a relevant development on Wednesday, the army troops carried out a fresh round of anti-terrorism operation in the Central part of Damascus province, recapturing a strategic hill near al-Dhumayr military airport.
The army soldiers stormed ISIL’s defense lines South-East of al-Dhumayr airbase and pushed the terrorists back from Tal (hill) al-Abd, killing and wounding several militants.