The Syrian Army troops engaged in fierce clashes with terrorists in Eastern Ghouta and repelled their heavy offensive, killing more than 200 gunmen and wounding many more in a rapid counter-attack, well-informed sources said on Monday.
The army men fended off heavy attack of Faylaq al-Rahman and Ahrar al-Sham terrorists in the Vehicle Management Base in Harasta in Eastern Damascus.
The army soldiers further carried out a rapid counter-attack and retook control over several buildings North of Rahbah al-Dababat (Tank Repair Base), killing 200 terrorists and wounding many more and destroying two tanks.
Commander of the 10th Brigade of Faylaq al-Rahman Abu Tha’er Sawan was among the killed terrorists.
In the meantime, the Syrian Air Force carried out a number of combat flights over terrorists’ positions in the depth of Eastern Ghouta, inflicting major losses on the terrorists.
Relevant reports said on Sunday that the army men clashed with terrorists and captured a number of hills, including al-Sawadi, Fajr 1, Fajr 2, al-Namroud and al-Faransi between Hineh and Kafr Hoor.
In the meantime, the army’s artillery and missile units pounded terrorists’ positions in Jabata al-Khashab, inflicting major damage on terrorists’ military hardware.