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Syrian Army Cuts Al-Nusra Front’s Supply Route to Southwestern Damascus

7 December 2017 10:21

 

The Syrian army in a fresh military operation against the terrorist groups made new advances by taking control of a strategic region in Southwestern Damascus.

The Syrian army troops backed by artillery fire continued its clashes with Al-Nusra Front (Tahrir al-Sham Hay’at or the Levant Liberation Board) in Southwestern Damascus and took control of Tal Shahab South of al-Barda’aya hilltops-North of the town of Moqar al-Mir.

Several terrorists were killed and many more were wounded in the clashes with the Syrian army.

Military equipment of the terrorists was also destroyed in the Syrian army’s military operations.

Meantime, a military source announced that after taking control of Barda’aya hilltops, the Syrian army has cut off the Al-Nusra Front’s supply routes to the village of Beit Jen and its surrounding farms which were regarded as the biggest military base of al-Nusra Front in Southwestern Damascus.

In a relevant development on Monday, the Syrian Army men drove the Al-Nusra Front out of more positions in Southwestern Damascus and gained military control over the terrorists’ main supply line in region.

The army men engaged in fierce clashes with Al-Nusra and other terrorists from Ahrar al-Harmoun group East of Bardaya hills and North of the small town of al-Mughur al-Mir and managed to push Al-Nusra back from more position, seizing military control over the entire roads connecting al-Mughur al-Mir and Beit Jinn Farm.

The army soldiers have laid siege on Al-Nusra from the three flanks of al-Mughur al-Mir, al-Zahr al-Aswad and Tal (hill) Mravan, trying hard to complete the siege, field sources said.

The sources went on to say that Commander of Ahrar al-Harmoun Ayman Kamal nom de guerre Moro who had direct links to the officers of al-Joulani Brigade affiliated to Israeli army was killed in the army attacks.

Relevant reports said on Friday that the army men, supported by the artillery units’ heavy fire, captured several hills overlooking Jabal al-Sheikh region, trying to separate the towns of al-Mughur al-Mir and Beit Jinn and Beit Jinn farm from the towns of Beit Tima, Kafr Hoor and Beit Saber that had previously joined the peace agreement.

Field sources reported that the Al-Nusra carried out several counter-attacks to recapture lost lands before the army men fortify their positions there.

The Syrian Army soldiers pushed Al-Nusra Front back from several other key regions in Southwestern Damascus.

Military sources said that the army men clashed fiercely with Al-Nusra in Southwestern Damascus and seized full control of the strategic Bardaya hills Northeast of Beit Jinn Farm.

They added that Al-Nusra suffered heavy casualties in the attack and pulled back the remaining pockets of its forces from the battlefield in order to evade more casualties.

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