Situation around city of Douma as of April 7, 2018 (Source: Peto Lucem).

BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:25 P.M.) – Forces of the Jaysh al-Islam militant group have been reduced to controlling one city and half of a town within a nineteen square kilometer area of eastern Damascus.

The city, Douma, represents Jaysh al-Islam’s largest stronghold that for the first time ever is now coming under directi attack from government forces aiming to completely remove all elements of the rebel faction’s presence east of the Syrian capital; here some advances have been made since Saturday morning (details).

The half of a town earlier referred to is represented by Ar-Rayhan, east of Douma. Here the Syrian Army has repeatedly failed to take full control despite countless attacks since and before the ‘Damascus Steel’ operation.

Despite now being in the last phase of its east Damascus offensive, the Syrian Army is by no means undertaking an an easy task. Opposing them are thousands of cornered militants with virtually no fallback who are determined to neither surrender nor evacuate.

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Mike
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Mike

Good, kill them all!!

Frank
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Frank

neither surrender nor evacuate.!!!
100 small bombs with distance of 10 m for each km and storming just bombed area by 100 men to just check tunnels and buildings . Duma can be freed by tomorrow

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charly

Un corredor abierto con fosforo blanco, bombas demoledoras de bunker, una lluvia de cohetes( a lo segunda guerra con Katihuska) avance con tropa de elite cubierta por helicopteros de combate… cobertura
con francotiradores a la tropa de ataquey seguida de blindados modernos para evitar perdidas de elementos humanos

You can call me AL
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You can call me AL

Father of all bombs (limited of course), game over.

Vladimir Belov
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Vladimir Belov

They wish to die as the evil civilization proxy. When God is to punish people, He deprives them of minds. Warrior without mind is a rat.