DAMASCUS, SYRIA (0:30 A.M.) – The Lebanese Army is on the verge of victory near the Syrian border after liberating more than 100km of territory with a 120km range, the Director of the Lebanese army’s Guidance Director, General Ali Qanso, said on Tuesday.
“We took over nearly 20 square kilometers, and we still have to liberate an equivalent area,” he continued.
“All terrorist posts have been demolished and other [terrorists] have fled,” he said.
“Nine posts have been destroyed, and weapons, munitions, and explosives have been seized,” he added.
“Our units are getting ready to carry on the operation, while taking into consideration the international humanitarian law,” he stressed.
General Qanso also indicated that an explosive device had detonated, leaving one dead and four injured.