Military sources told Al-Manar that fierce clashes erupted between the Syrian army and the terrorist groups in the vicinity of Quneitra crossing, a day after Nusra Front announced that its militants controlled it.
The sources asserted that the Syrian army regained al-Jayah village in Quneitra countryside.
In Deir Ezour, the Syrian army killed a dissident officer, called “Sukkar Abu Nidal al-Ahmad”, as its troops targeted the militant strongholds in the city of Muhasan in the province.
Media reports stressed that Nusra militants detained members of the UN Force in Quneitra countryside and besieged their garrisons.
The Syrian state-run news agency SANA reported that the army operations against terrorist organizations continued on Thursday in full swing, resulting in the death of increasing numbers of terrorists, including non-Syrian terrorists, and the destruction many of their vehicles, some equipped with heavy machine guns.