SYRIAN ARMY GAINS CONTROL OF OVER 130 SQ/KM OF LAND IN DARA'A, SWEIDA
Wednesday, 27 June 2018
The Damascus Army continued storming terrorists' positions in Dara'a and Sweida and managed to liberate over 130 sq/km of land in Southern Syria on Tuesday.
The army men engaged in fierce clashes with terrorists in Eastern Dara'a and Western Sweida, taking back control over the villages and small towns of Sakerah Baraq, al-Lotf, Haman, Khirbet Haman and al-Mojadada.
The army men imposed control over more than 130 sq/km of land after their recent advances in al-Lajah region in Eastern Dara'a and other regions in Western Sweida.
The army's operation inflicted major losses on Tahrir al-Sham Hay'at (the Levant Liberation Board or the Al-Nusra Front) and other terrorist groups in the region.
In the meantime, a local source said that the army restored security to the roads between Damascus and Dara'a and from Sweida to Damascus
The army further cut off terrorists' supplying lines connecting Eastern Dara'a to Badiyeh in the East and also to Eastern Ghouta and Jordan border
On Monday, over 900 terrorists laid down arms and surrendered to the Syrian Army troops following rapid advances by the government forces in Eastern Dara'a.
The army men stormed terrorists' positions in Eastern Dara'a and captured the village of Hawsh Hamada.
The army forces further seized control over several key points and advanced towards the small town of al-Matla.
In the meantime, the army's artillery and missile units and aircraft pounded terrorists' movements and positions in the villages and towns in the Northern part of al-Lajah region and South-East of the town of al-Na'eimeh, inflicting major losses on the terrorists.
Local sources, meanwhile, said that the terrorist front collapsed after the army's advances in the town of Busra al-Harir.
The sources further said that over 900 terrorists surrendered to the army men and later asked to join the Syrian army ranks.