Syrian Army Kicks off Second Phase of Operation in Dara’a


The Syrian Army started the second phase of its large-scale anti-terrorism operation in Southeastern Dara’a on Wednesday after imposing control over the Northeastern part of the province.

The army men kicked off the second phase of their operation in Southeastern Dara’a by opening heavy fire at terrorists’ positions in al-Sawameh region, Qaraz prison and East of Refugee Camp.

The army men intend to advance towards silos to cut off the roads from Eastern Dara’a to Dara’a al-Balad district and from Tariq al-Saad to Dara’a al-Balad that will end at the border with Jordan.

In the meantime, the army’s artillery and missile units and aircraft pounded terrorists’ movements and positions in Dara’a al-Balad and the small town of al-Qariyeh Sharqi in Dara’a countryside.

The army had already imposed control over al-Lajah region and completed mop-up operation in Busra al-Harir and Maliheh al-Atash settlements in Northeastern Dara’a and Northwestern Sweida respectively.

Local sources said that the army has purged Northeastern Dara’a completely of terrorists.

On Tuesday, the Syrian army men managed to complete cleansing operation in strategic al-Lajah region in Eastern Dara’a.

The army men further continued their operation and advanced towards the towns of Nahat and al-Harak.

Other units of the army arrived in regions near the town of Azra’a after imposing control over Maliheh Sharqi in Eastern Dara’a.

Meanwhile, field sources reported that a large number of terrorists have started fleeing the battlefield after the army’s advances and losing dozens of fighters in battles.

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