The Syrian army continued its advances in several directions in Southern Damascus, and inflicted a number of casualties on the terrorists, including their notorious commanders.
According to reports on open sources referencing Syrian authorities, Syrian army units clashed with the ISIL terrorists in al-Asali region in Southern Damascus and managed to take control of several buildings and farms to the South and North of the region.
The Syrian air force, missile and artillery units pounded the terrorists’ military positions in Hajr al-Aswad and Yarmouk camp, killing dozens of terrorists alongside their foot soldiers.
Also, during a series of military operations in Southern Damascus, the army captured a terrorist commander named Vasim Ghanim, field sources reported.
Tens of terrorist commanders, including Soleiman Hamzeh, Abu Samer al-Shalmouneh, commander of Jeish al-Islam, Shadi al-Sa’ad al-Qayadi, commander of Al-Nusra Front and Ali Mansour and Saleh al-Bayati, two ISIL commanders, also killed during the clashes in the same region.
Several foreign fighters from Saudi Arabia, Libya and Jordan were among the terrorists killed in Damascus province.