Syrian Arab army achieves significant progress in Damascus| MENAFN.COM

Sunday, 03 July 2022 12:22 GMT

Syrian Arab army achieves significant progress in Damascus

(MENAFN) The Syrian government stated that it has accomplished a significant progress in its ongoing military operation in terrorist-held suburbs east of Damascus, seizing around 36% of the total area controlled by different armed groups.

Syria's Central Military Media says troops are continuing their advance from the east and are only 3 kilometers, or 1.8 miles, from meeting troops advancing from the west, which would achieve the partitioning of eastern Ghouta into two parts.

Monday's announcement comes a day after troops regained control over the town of
Nashabiyah and a number of villages and farms in eastern Ghouta in the largest advances since the government's wide-scale operation began last month.

Eastern Ghouta, which is home to some 400,000 people, has witnessed deadly violence over the past few days, with foreign-sponsored terrorists launching mortar attacks on the Syrian capital in the face of an imminent humiliating defeat.


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