DAMASCUS, SYRIA (2:15 P.M.) – The Syrian Army has officially begun the long-awaited offensive in southwest Syria, defying warnings made by the US State Department.

While the battles focused in the past few days on the stretching Lajat region in northeast Daraa, the Syrian Army’s 4th Armored Division unleashed a massive missile attack, targeting rebel positions and fortifications in Daraa al-Balad district inside the provincial capital.

The night attack was carried out using the Syrian-made, highly –destructive Golan missiles which have been used before in East Ghouta offensive last February.


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