Jaysh Al Islam kills 80 loyalist members in Eastern Damascus

تحرير سعيد غزّول | ترجمة محمد غيث | تحرير الترجمة فرح ناصيف 🕔 تم النشر بتاريخ : 16 يناير، 2018 12:47:56 م خبر عسكري جيش الإسلام

 

Rif Dimashq-SMART

On Tuesday, the spokesman of Jaysh al-Islam staff, Hamza Beriqdar, said that their fighters have killed 80 loyalist members and injured others during the recent ten days in constant battles in Eastern Ghouta. Jaysh al-Islam is one of the most prominent Islamic formations in Syria, allied with the Free Syrian Army and fighting against the Al-Nusra Front, the Islamic State, and the loyalist forces.

Beriqdar stated to SMART that Jaysh al-Islam heavy artillery groups snipers, and fire support played a significant role in aborting loyalist forces advance into the towns of al-Nashabia, Harza, and Zarifia in Eastern Ghouta. The groups killed loyalist members, destroyed and damaged military vehicles.  

Beriqdar noted that loyalist forces have been attempting for 15 days to advance into the three towns and gain control of strategic outposts, most importantly, Tal Farzat between the cities of Housh al-Saihia and al-Nashabia. Beriqdar added that Jaysh al-Islam fighters aborted the loyalist attempts.

Beriqdar noted that the fighters are steadfast in their outposts and frontlines despite the fierce battles and scorched land policy that the Syrian government pursues, in addition to using all kinds of ground and aerial weapons, including those internationally illegal, according to Beriqdar.

On Monday, Beriqdar posted tweets on twitter, some of them saying” the loyalist media outlets promotion of advancement and gaining control of Jaysh al -Islam outposts aims to raise loyalist forces’ morale that is collapsed due to fighters’ strikes in Eastern Ghouta.  

On Monday, the Biannahum Zulimu Battle factions documented in a statement the death of 231 loyalist members, including 107 officers of different ranks. The factions noted that their fighters had killed 500 loyalist members since the battle started in Harasta and besieged loyalist forces in Idaret al-Murakabat.

Loyalist forces are still bombing the cities and towns of besieged  Eastern Ghouta intensively, killing and injuring civilians in addition to destroying residential buildings and infrastructure.

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تحرير سعيد غزّول | ترجمة محمد غيث | تحرير الترجمة فرح ناصيف 🕔 تم النشر بتاريخ : 16 يناير، 2018 12:47:56 م خبر عسكري جيش الإسلام
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