Violent clashes are still ongoing in Damascus countryside

21st June 2017

Over the previous day, the Syrian Army with a support of Russian and Syrian Air Force managed to repel the ISIS attack in the Jubeila district of Deir Ezzor as well as at the cemetery area in the city, killing 11 terrorists.

At the same time Kurdish fighters of SDF have captured the settlement of Shaykh al-Jimal at the southern Raqqa outskirts from ISIS terrorists, but once again lost control over the 17-th Division airbase north of Raqqa, as well as over the districts of Al-Sinaa and al-Bitani.

The Syrian Army has advanced at the settlement of Ayn Tarma (Damascus CS), capturing a territory of local driving school and a network of enemy tunnels. At the same governorate, SAA has destroyed several vehicles of the “Tahrir al-Sham” militants near the settlement of Bir Qassab. The convoy of the same militant group was destroyed by the government forces at the Daraa al-Balad district of the city of Daraa.

With a support of artillery, the Syrian Army has launched an offensive on the positions of militants near the town of Jisr al-Shughur (Idlib CS), in the town of al-Latamina (Hama CS), in the town of Harasta at the Eastern Ghouta of Damascus and in the town of al-Houla (northern Homs CS).

The positions of militants were also attacked from the skies by the Syrian Air Force. The airstrikes have targeted the eastern Jobar district of the city of Damascus and the settlement of Jahjal at the Daraa outskirts. Meanwhile, in the besieged towns, the militant positions were targeted by the Russian Air Force.

In their turn, militants have blown up the SAA bus, that was moving on the Damascus – Suwayda highway (Suwayda CS), destroyed a government bulldozer and wounded 3 soldiers in the vicinity of the village of Massasnah at the northern part of Hama governorate, and also destroyed the T-72 SAA tank at the north of the Jobar district in Damascus.

21. 06. 2017, 21:09
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