Syrian Army Captures 2 Areas in Rif Dimashq
The Syrian Arab Army in cooperation with Hezbollah and the National Defense Forces (NDF) – has taken control of Tal Wardeh (Rose Hill) on the border of Lebanon after fierce clashes with the Al-Qaeda linked “Al-Nusra Front” (Jabhat Al-Nusra) in this rugged area overlooking the recently captured village of Yaabous.
The SAA’s 4th Mechanized Division carried out a powerful assault on the village of Al-Rakabiyya in the East Ghouta, resulting in the death of 13 militants from Jaysh Al-Islam (Army of Islam) near the city of Dayr Al-‘Asafeer.
Among the dead were the following identified militants: Mustafa ‘Ibrahim Marzouq (Syrian from Idlib), ‘Ali Bara’a Munafiq (Syrian from Idlib), and Moussa ‘Abdullah Al-Moussa (Syrian from Idlib).
At the Jobar District, the 105th Brigade of the Republican Guard targeted a Jaysh Al-Islam hideout located north of the Teachers’ Tower; this resulted in the destruction of the building and 4 militants killed.