Three days after launching a large-scale offensive at Busra Al-Sham, the militants of the Syrian Al-Qaeda group “Jabhat Al-Nusra” and the 1st Brigade of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) have captured this southern Dara’a city.

Despite controlling the eastern district of Busra Al-Sham, the Syrian Arab Army’s 52nd Brigade and the National Defense Forces (NDF) completely withdrew from the city along with the remaining civilians.

According to a military source, almost all civilians from Busra Al-Sham were safely escorted to Sweida City, where preparations were made for the mass exodus of civilians (pop. 17k).

 

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