BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:45 P.M.) – The Islamist rebels of Faylaq Al-Rahman destroyed a web of Syrian Army tunnels in the eastern suburbs of Damascus this week, killing several soldiers in the process.

The Syrian Army tunnels were located under the southwestern part of the ‘Ayn Tarma suburb, where the latter and Faylaq Al-Rahman have been clashing since Summer.

Faylaq Al-Rahman alleges 15 Syrian Army soldiers were killed after they detonated their explosives; however, Al-Masdar cannot confirm these numbers.

In general, most of the Syrian Army’s casualties in ‘Ayn Tarma this month have come as a result of explosives planted by Faylaq Al-Rahman throughout the suburb.

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