X
Latest News:
U.S., Russia set for likely U.N. row over Syria toxic gas inquiry      US-backed Syrian fighters clearing war remnants in Raqqa      Issam Zahreddine, top Assad aide, killed in Deir Ezzor: activists      Raqqa battle over but crisis escalating, aid group warns      US wants evidence over detained staff to end Turkey visa dispute      Mideast Conflicts Flare Up as ISIS Fades      Qatari banks to cut dollar sales to foreign lenders      Gaddafi son in good health, following politics: family lawyer     
    Established by Fathi Ibrahim Bayoud 2005 - Homs

    Eastern Ghouta: rebels ambushed regime elite forces, kill 20

    | 2017-08-10 17:08:01
    Eastern Ghouta: rebels ambushed regime elite forces, kill 20

    (Zaman Al Wasl)- Failaq al-Rahman, key rebel group fighting regime forces in Eastern Ghouta, said on Thursday it had ambushed army’s elite forces in Ein Tarma, for the second time in 48 hours, leaving 20 soldiers, spokesman said.

    The elite forces of Fourth Armoured Division have been facing fierce resistance by rebels who oppose Russia ceasefire deal. On Wednesday 10 troops were killed in another ambush, said Wael Alwan, spokesman for Faylaq al-Rahman.

    Meanwhile, the regime forces have intensified bombing on Jobar neighborhood, seeking to take last rebel stronghold in Damascus, local activists and rebel spokesman said. Such move has failed several times since revolution erupted in 2011.

    This week, regime airstrikes on Kafr Batna and Zamalka left 8 people killed, including children, Civil Defense, local rescuing group, said.

    Activists said more than 15 surface-to surface missiles had pounded Ein Tarma and Zamalka.

    Parts of Eastern Ghouta are protected by a cease-fire agreement. The regime has largely targeted areas held by rebel factions not party to that agreement.


    Keywords:  Syria Eastern Ghouta
    Comments (0)
    Post Your Comments
    fill all fields below
    *
    Name
    *
    Will now be shown
    *
    Comments
    706
    *
    This confirmation code will prevent auto submit