BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:35 A.M.) – For the tenth day in a row, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has launched a ground assault against the Islamist rebels of Faylaq Al-Rahman inside the eastern suburbs of Damascus.
Led by the 42nd Brigade of the 4th Mechanized Division, the Syrian Arab Army began today’s assault by firing a barrage of surface-to surface missiles towards the enemy defenses in Jobar.
Following the missile assault, the Syrian Arab Army launched their ground attack in Jobar, targeting Faylaq Al-Rahman’s primary supply line to the suburb, along with the buildings around the Sports Hall.
According to a military source in Damascus, the Syrian Arab Army has already captured several buildings in Jobar today, killing a little over 10 militants in the process.
More details to come as the battle progresses….