BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:00 A.M.) – Scores of Syrian Arab Army (SAA) soldiers were killed in a new ambush by the so-called “Islamic State” (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) in the Al-Safa region of the Al-Sweida Governorate.
According to the military report from Sweida, at least 15 soldiers from the Syrian Arab Army and National Defense Forces (NDF) were ambushed while traveling through a rocky area in the Al-Safa region.
The Islamic State released gruesome photos showing the aftermath of the ambush; they show at least ten soldiers killed in the attack.
Due to the rough terrain of the Al-Safa region, the Syrian Arab Army has been forced to advance at a slow pace against the Islamic State terrorists.
As long as the Islamic State holds the highest peak in the Al-Safa region, the Syrian Arab Army will at the mercy of the terrorist snipers that are hidden throughout this vast volcanic area.