The Syrian state news agency reported that the army troops launched their anti-terrorism operations from Northeastern Sweida and managed to impose full control over the towns an villages of Deir al-Nasrani, Rajm al-Baqar, Salman hills, al-Fadeen hills, Tal (hill) Asqar, al-Shahib, Northern and Southern hills of al-Shahib, al-Mofrateh, al-Mofrateh hill, Shanwan, al-Saqiyeh, al-Qasr, Tal Banat Ba’eir, Khebrat al-Sa’ad and Tal al-Sa’ad.
A number of terrorists were killed or wounded and their military vehicles and one of their operation rooms equipped with modern communication devices were destroyed in the attacks.
The Arabic-language Elam al-Harbi reported said that the army forces imposed control over 300sq/km land and are just 18km away from their comrades who have advanced against militants from Eastern Damascus.
In relevant developments in the province on Friday, the army troops engaged in heavy fighting with terrorists in Northeastern Sweida and repelled their offensive, inflicting heavy casualties on them.
The army units clashed fiercely with terrorists in the regions of al-Qal’ah, al-Zalaf dam and a checkpoint known as the France checkpoint near Badiyeh (desert) and managed to fend off their attack, killing and wounding a large number of them and destroying their weapons and military equipment.