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Terrorist ISIL’s desperate counter-offensive in southern Damascus ends in disaster

18 May 2018 16:03

Terrorist ISIL launched a big counter-offensive in southern Damascus on Thursday, targeting the territory they recently lost to the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in Hajar Al-Aswad.

ISIL began the offensive on Thursday by storming the Syrian Arab Army’s front-lines from several axes inside Hajar Al-Aswad.

The terrorist group would then make some small gains in northern Hajar Al-Aswad before the Syrian Army and their Palestinian allies forestalled the Islamic State’s advance and launched their own attack.

According to a military source in southern Damascus, the Syrian Army and their Palestinian allies killed scores of Islamic State militants, while also seizing a large supply of their weapons.

The source added that the Syrian Army’s counter-offensive resulted in new gains for their troops and several setbacks for the Islamic State terrorists.

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