Jaysh al-Islam seizes control of several sites East of #Damascus

Eldorar Alshamia Editor | 2 May, 2017

ElDorar AlShamia:

Jaysh al-Islam on Tuesday announced that it had taken control of several military positions in neighborhoods east of Damascus after fierce fighting against the al-Assad forces lasted for several hours after a surprise attack by the Jaysh.

They had taken control of several points near the neighborhood of Qaboun and Tishreen, killing more than 10 soldiers of the Syrian troops, and destroyed two tanks near the neighborhood , Jaysh al-Islam media office confirmed.

On the frontline is "Rayhan" in the eastern Ghouta, the army confirmed that it had confronted a new campaign of Assad forces aimed at storming the region, and the media office broadcast pictures of dead soldiers of the regime during the fighting.

The Syrian regime has been trying to break into the neighborhoods of eastern Damascus (Qaboun, Tishreen and Barza) two months ago, where it managed to make progress before the revolutionary factions returned and launched counter-attacks.