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Syria in Last 24 Hours: Army Cuts Off Terrorists’ Supply Line from Dara’a to Jordan Borders

The Damascus Army continued its advances in several directions in Dara’a province on Saturday, and regained control of one of the most important supply lines of the terrorists in the region.

“The army forces strengthened their military positions in Western Dara’a after imposing full control over the strategic al-Zamitiyeh heights,” field sources said on Saturday.

They said that the army forces could cut off the road used by the terrorists to transfer military equipment between Eastern and Western Dara’a to the borders with Jordan.

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

The Syrian army continued to march in several directions in Dara’a province on Saturday, and seized control of one of the most important supply lines of the terrorists in the region.

Field sources reported on Saturday that the army forces strengthened their military positions in Western Dara’a after imposing full control over the strategic al-Zamitiyeh heights.

They said that the army forces could cut off the road used by the terrorists to transfer military equipment between Eastern and Western Dara’a to the borders with Jordan.

Reports also said that terrorists in the two towns of Tafas and al-Mazirib in Western Dara’a have laid down their arms and surrendered to the Syrian army forces.

Meantime, other army units operating in Eastern Dara’a liberated the town of al-Jizeh and the villages of al-Sahweh and Kahil after heavy clashes with the terrorists.

In a relevant development earlier on Saturday, the Syrian army won back control of 2 regions and a strategic hill from the terrorists in Dara’a, finding footprints of certain western and regional states in militants’ strongholds.

The Syrian army forces engaged in heavy clashes with the terrorists in Northern Dara’a on Saturday, regaining control of the village of al-Ja’eilah West of Abta’a dam.

Meantime, reports from Eastern Dara’a said that the Syrian army forces have liberated the town of Karak after clashes with the terrorists.

Also, the Syrian army units captured the strategic heights of al-Zamitiyeh from the terrorists in Western Dara’a.

Al-Zamitiyeh heights overlook the military road which links East to the North-East, and West to the North-West of Dara’a.

The army troops also imposed control over two caches of mostly West-made arms during the mop-up operations in the town of Olama in Eastern Dara’a.

Deir Ezzur

Other units of the army also discovered a large amount of medicine originated from certain regional states and international organizations at a field hospital in the town of Olama which were smuggled to Syria illegally.

The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have detained and forcefully recruited a large number of civilians in Deir Ezzur.

Local sources in Eastern Deir Ezzur reported on Saturday that the SDF has detained tens of civilians during heavy attacks on the villages of al-Tiyanah, al-Shanan and al-Jarzi.

The Kurdish forces also arrested a number of civilians in the villages of Mahimideh and Haqayej al-Bomasa’h.

Meantime, reports said that they have attacked and beaten a number of civilians in the town of al-Kashisheh in Eastern Deir Ezzur.

Tensions have heightened between the civilians and the SDF in Deir Ezzur, Hasaka and other regions occupied by the US-backed Kurdish forces.

Aleppo

Terrorist groups backed by Ankara intensified their clashes in Turkey-controlled areas in Afrin in Syria’s Northern province of Aleppo.

Militants of al-Shamiyeh Front and al-Moatasem Brigade affiliated to the Free Syrian Army (FSA) engaged in tough battle in downtown Afrin which resulted in the death of 7 terrorists from both sides and injury of many more, battlefield sources said.

The sources noted that al-Shamiyeh Front and al-Moatasem Brigade were holding a meeting to put an end to their differences at the presence of a peace committee, but the clashes erupted between them and three members of the peace committee were also killed.

Several militants from both sides were killed and wounded during the clashes.

Meantime, Hawar news reported that 36 civilians were killed and 58 others were wounded in a series of explosions in Afrin.

Idlib

A notorious commander of Syria’s Tahrir Front was assassinated by unknown assailants in Idlib amid intensified infighting among rival groups in the province.

Abu Khaled Mashoun, a senior commander of Ahrar al-Sham affiliated to Syria’s Tahrir Front, was gunned down by unidentified attackers near the town of Talmanes, local sources said.

The sources noted that a number of terrorists were killed and wounded as a result of an explosion in a region located between Jisr al-Shighour city and al-Qaderiyeh village Southwest of Idlib.

The clashes between terrorists of Tahrir al-Sham and ISIL near the town of Sarmin in South-East Idlib also left casualties on both sides.

This is while the number of blasts and infighting among terrorist groups, as well as assassination attempts has infuriated the residents of the region.

Homs

The Damascus Army found state-of-the-art equipment and hardware from the ISIL terrorists in the Eastern part of Homs as the government forces continued their advances in the province.

The Syrian army’s engineering units gained access to modern communication systems of the ISIL which were made in the US and France.

This comes as the Syrian army regained from the ISIL full control of 2,500 square kilometers of territories located between Aviraz and South of Humeimem in Eastern Homs towards borders with Iraq.

In a relevant development on Friday, the Syrian army continued its military advances in Southeastern Deir Ezzur and clashed with a group of terrorists trying to attack the government forces’ military positions near the border with Iraq.

The Syrian army troops engaged in heavy clashes with the ISIL terrorists who were planning to attack the army positions near Point 400 close to the border with Iraq and thwarted their attack.

The government forces destroyed a number of military vehicles of the terrorists and seized a drone and a large volume of their weapons and military equipment.

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