BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:00 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army’s 4th Division launched a big assault inside the the Harasta suburb of the East Ghouta, today, targeting several neighborhoods under the control of the jihadist rebels.
Units from the Syrian Army’s 4th Division began today’s assault by storming the entrance of the Al-Ajami District, which has long been under the control of the jihadists rebels and their allies.
According to a military source in Damascus, the Syrian Army entered the Al-Ajami District after breaking through Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham’s defenses at the western flank.
The source added that the Syrian Army had taken control of a dozen buildings in western Al-Ajami after fierce battle with the jihadist rebels of Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham and Faylaq Al-Rahman.
Intense clashes are now ongoing between the Syrian Army and jihadist rebels at the Al-Ajami District of Harasta, the military source added.