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Syrian Army Liberates over 80 Percent of ISIL’s Main Base in Southern Damascus


The Syrian Army troops drove ISIL out of over eighty percent of Hajar al-Aswad region in the Southern part of Damascus province on Tuesday.

The army men continued to strike ISIL near Yarmouk Camp, al-Tazamon neighborhood and Hajar al-Aswad region, and imposed control over more areas.

Also, other units of the army manage to take control of several more buildings in the Western and Eastern wings of Yarmouk Camp.

The army men tightened noose on ISIL after cutting off their supply lines and taking control of vast areas in Hajar al-Aswad, West of Yarmouk Camp and East of al-Qadam neighborhood.

In the meantime, the London-based pro-opposition Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that over 80 percent of Hajar al-Aswad is now under the army’s control and only a small part of the region is held by the ISIL.

On Monday, the army men continued to storm ISIL’s positions Northwest of Hajar al-Aswad region and managed to capture al-Rus square in al-Jazeera and several buildings near the square.

Also, the army’s artillery and missile units and aircraft pounded the remaining positions of ISIL in Hajar al-Aswad and Yarmouk Camp, destroying a base and several arms depots of the terrorists.

In the meantime, field sources reported that other units of the army managed to advance against ISIL from the North of Hajar al-Aswad towards Yarmouk Camp and imposed full control over several buildings.

The sources said that the army is heading on to end ISIL’s presence in Southern Damascus.

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