The Syrian Arab Army’s 15th Division of the 5th Armored Division and their allies are on a roll in the Dara’a Governorate’s northern countryside after launching a massive assault on the strategic city of Sheikh Miskeen over 72 hours ago.
Earlier this morning, the Syrian Arab Army’s 15th Brigade – in coordination with the National Defense Forces (NDF) of Izra’a, and the Syrian Arab Army’s 7th Armored Division – imposed full control Battalion 82 base and the small of Tal Al-Hish after a violent battle with the Free Syrian Army’s “Southern Front Brigades” near Sheikh Miskeen in northern Dara’a.
Following the capture of Battalion 82 base and Tal Al-Hish, the Syrian Arab Army’s 15th Brigade and their allies captured the Sheikh Miskeen Pool Facility, killing over 15 enemy combatants from the Free Syrian Army’s Southern Front Brigades in the process of this massive advance.
Accoridng to a military source inside the 5th Division’s headquarters in Izra’a, the Syrian Armed Forces are currently storming the strategic city of Sheikh Miskeen, while the Russian Air Force’s fighter jets pound the Islamist rebel positions along the Sheikh Miskeen-Nawa Road.
The city of Sheikh Miskeen is imperative to the Syrian Arab Army’s Central Command due to its location along the second most important highway in the Dara’a Governorate; it is also the key to the cities of Nawa and Jassim.