The army aircraft pounded ISIL’s positions in Hajar al-Aswad region, killing and wounding a number of terrorists and destroying their military hardware.
In relevant developments in the province on Thursday, the army launched another offensive against the al-Nusra Front (Tahrir al-Sham Hay’at or the Levant Liberation Board) in Southwestern Damascus, and could impose control over a key region.
The army forces engaged in heavy clashes with al-Nusra terrorists in Jabal al-Sheikh and al-Zyat regions as well as al-Bardaiyeh hill in Southwestern Damascus, winning back control over the strategic hill.
They also fiercely clashed with the terrorists in al-Zahr al-Aswad front near Beit Jinn farms in Western Damascus, killing several terrorists.
Meantime, army helicopters pounded the Al-Nusra positions in Beit Jinn farms and Beit Jinn region in Southwestern Damascus.