The army forces, using intelligence and aerial images, stormed Al-Nusra’s defense lines in al-Qaboun district and took back one of the jails used by the terrorist group.
The army men liberated almost 34 captured soldiers in the attack.
Relevant reports said on Monday that a field commander of Jeish al-Islam terrorist group was killed in the Syrian Army troops’ operations in al-Qaboun district in Eastern Ghouta.
The army soldiers, backed up by the country’s fighter jets, continued their anti-terrorism operation near al-Qaboun and in a region between al-Qaboun and Western Harasta, and killed Commander of Brigade 17th of Jeish al-Islam terrorist group, nom de guerre Abu Amar al-Qeis.
A local source said that the army’s artillery and aircraft launched heavy attacks on terrorists’ positions in al-Qaboun simultaneous with the advances of the ground troops.