A group of terrorists laid down arms and surrendered to the Syrian Army troops on Sunday amid rapid advances of the pro-government forces in the region.
The terrorists linked to the Al-Nusra Front, the Al-Qaeda branch in Syria handed over their weapons and ammunition to the army men and applied for government amnesty after the army managed to advance in Harasta region.
Syrian Forces lately have conducted successful offensives against terror positions in Harasta region.
According to the military sources, army troops have liberated more than 50 percent of Eastern Ghouta after their advances against terrorists on Saturday night and Sunday morning.
The sources added that the army men stormed terrorists’ stronghold after hours of a daily ceasefire ended in Eastern Ghouta and captured more lands, tightening the siege on the militants.
In the meantime, the army’s artillery and missile units have been pounding terrorists’ positions in Harasta region.
The army men are planning to continue to advance in Harasta and Mesraba to pave the ground for dividing terrorist-held regions in Eastern Ghouta into the two Northern and Southern parts and subsequently weakening the militants.