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Syria in Last 24 Hours: Army Frees Four More Regions in Dara’a’s Death Triangle

The Damascus Army conducted a large-scale operation in Northwestern Dara’a and Northern Quneitra known as the Death Triangle, and pushed terrorists back from four more strategic regions over the past 24 hours.

The Syrian army stormed terrorists’ positions in Northwestern Dara’a and imposed control over Khirbet al-Maliheh along the road between the villages of Kafr Shams and Aqraba.

The government forces further continued to advance and freed the village of Kafr Shams.

The army men, meantime, entered the village of Aqraba and the town of al-Harra after the militants agreed to hand over their positions to the army soldiers.

Field sources reported that tough battles are underway between the army and terrorists in al-Mall, Tal al-Mall and Tal al-Harra in the Death Triangle.

Meantime, the Syrian army continued its military advances in other parts of Syria over past 24 hours.

Tens of terrorists were killed and dozens more were injured during the Syrian army’s operations in provinces across Syria.

Dara’a-Quneitra

The Syrian Army troops continued their large-scale operation in Northwestern Dara’a and Northern Quneitra known as the Death Triangle, pushing terrorists back from four more strategic regions on Monday.

The army men stormed terrorists in Northwestern Dara’a and imposed control over Khirbet al-Maliheh along the road between the villages of Kafr Shams and Aqraba.

The army men further continued to advance and freed the village of Kafr Shams.

In the meantime, the army men entered the village of Aqraba and the town of al-Harra after the militants agreed to hand over their positions to the army soldiers.

Field sources, meantime, reported that tough battles are underway between the army and terrorists in al-Mall, Tal al-Mall and Tal al-Harra in the Death Triangle.

The sources further said that the army’s artillery units have been pounding terrorists’ positions in Tal al-Harra and al-Harash in Northwestern Dara’a.

Reports said earlier on Monday that the army men continued to storm terrorists’ positions Southwest of the village of Kafr Shams and captured the town of Um al-Awsaj after liberating the township of Zamrin in Northern Dara’a.

In the meantime, the army men captured the town of Qabaqib in Northern Dara’a after repeated popular uprisings forces the militants to hand over the region to the army men.

A well-informed source, meantime, said only a few villages and hills are still under terrorists’ control in Dara’a and the army has already established rule over 90 percent of Dara’a province.

Hawz al-Yarmouk region is also under ISIL terrorists’ control.

Deir Ezzur

A sum of eight civilians were killed and several more were wounded in a fresh round of air attacks by the US-led coalition fighter jets in the Eastern province of Deir Ezzur on Monday.

The warplanes bombed several times the township of al-Souseh in Southeastern Deir Ezzur, killing eight civilians, including women and children, and wounding at least a dozen others.

Local sources said that some of the injured are in critical conditions, adding that the township’s infrastructures and residential units have sustained major damage in the attacks.

Raqqa

A number of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) were killed in two blasts and gunfire in Raqqa province, local sources said on Monday.

The sources said that five SDF militias were killed after a bomb, planted by the unknown parties on their vehicles, went off near the village of Jadida Kahit East of the township of al-Karama in Eastern Raqqa.

In the meantime, a bomb went off near al-Taj Hotel in Raqqa city, killing and wounding a number of SDF militias, the sources said.

They further said that another SDF fighter was also killed after unidentified assailants opened fire at the militias in al-Nour street in the Central part of Raqqa city.

The SDF has launched vast arrest operations in al-Karama after a number of its fighters defected the militant group.

Hama-Idlib

A number of terrorists were killed or wounded in a fresh round of infighting among rival militant groups in Hama province on Monday.

Local sources in Western Hama reported that commanders of Jeish al-Nasr affiliated to the National Liberation Front and gunmen of Syria’s Tahrir Front engaged in bloody clashes in Jabal Shah’shabou region.

The sources further said that the clashes came after Syria’s Tahrir Front embarked on arresting commanders of Jeish al-Nasr and inflicted a number of casualties on both sides and claimed the lives of a number of civilians as well.

The sources went on to say that Commander of Jeish al-Nasr Abu al-Mahdi, whose relatives had been captured by the rival militants, ordered his forces to take members of the Eastern Court affiliated to Syria’s Tahrir Front in Tarmala region in Southern Idlib.

Fierce clashes are still underway between the two rival terrorist groups, the sources said, adding that gunmen of Maqawir al-Shamal affiliated to Syria’s Tahrir Front have started mediation to end clashes with Jeish al-Nasr.

In the meantime, a number of terrorists were killed or wounded after a bomb-laden vehicle went off near a service building in Idlib city.

Also, an unspecified number of Jeish al-Ahrar members lost their lives in an attack by unidentified gunmen in Khan Sheikhoun region in Southern Idlib.

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