Hezbollah mujahidin (fighters) advanced in Arsal barrens, controlling the strategic heights of al-Shuruk which overlook al-Rahwa, Wadi al-Khayl and Wadi Atnin areas where several Nusra Front commanders, including the group’s chief commander in Qalamoun Abu Malek al-Talli, are based.
The Resistance fighters controlled militarily the area of al-Rahwa plain as Nusra terrorists incinerated their camps and fled collectively the battlefield.
Hezbollah, who employed drones its campaign, liberated swathes of areas and many hills in Arsal barrens, clashing fiercely with the terrorists of al-Qaeda offshoot in Syria, Nusra Front, and killing scores of them.
Hezbollah resistance fighters had controlled on Wednesday new posts in on the northern outskirts of Lebanon’s Arsal along the mountain range on Syria’s western border.
The party seized the heights of Morad Ghazi Harf Wadi Al-Hawa and advanced towards strategic Al-Zaroub mountain, south of Al-Khayl valley, an area between the Lebanese town of Nahleh, east of Baablek, and the Syrian town of Ras al-Maara in the Qalamoun mountain range.
Violent clashes erupted with al-Nusra Front, Al-Qaeda offshoot in Syria, and several terrorists were killed and injured in the battles.
The resistance fighters also controlled Marj al-Hamra and Shmeis al-Hamra in northern Nahle outskirts.
A security source told The Daily Star that the terrorists have retreated to their hideouts on the outer edges of Arsal after engaging Hezbollah in a firefight Monday.
In the same context, Hezbollah and the Syrian army advanced in Flita barrens, killing scores of terrorists.