The sources said that the army men carried out a night attack on Al-Nusra in Eastern Ghouta and seized control over a region from Hawsh al-Zariqiyeh to Samsam company.
The army soldiers were supported by the artillery and missile units. Army reports said the Al-Nusra suffered tens of casualties in the attack.
The army has been attacking Al-Nusra at nights after termination of daily truce that is underway in Eastern Ghouta.
In a relevant development on Thursday, the army warded off three terrorist attacks on their positions at a safe corridor specified for civilians evacuation from Eastern Ghouta of Damascus on the third day of the humanitarian ceasefire declared in the region.
Major General Vladimir Zolotukhin, a spokesman for the Russian Center for Reconciliation in Syria, said that the terrorists attacked the humanitarian corridor in al-Wafedin camp from the three regions of Eastern Harasta, Western al-Rayhanah and Northern al-Shoufaniyeh on the third day of ceasefire in Eastern Ghouta.
He added that the Syrian army forces repulsed all attacks.
H/t reader Eric:
“The U.S. deep state bankster neocon cabal are using the bullshit ceasefire to re-man, feed, re-arm and re-train their proxy terrorists.
So logically Syria is using whatever means are available to wipe them out.”
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