FNA- Syrian Army troops continued their advances against terrorist groups in Eastern Ghouta and took full control of a key town after hours of non-stop battle.
The army men pushed militants back from the town of Harazma, inflicting major losses on the terrorists.
Field sources said that the army men are now carrying out mop-up operation in the newly-freed town and its surroundings, adding engineering units have started defusing bombs and landmines planted by the militants across the town.
The remaining pockets of terrorists have fled towards adjacent towns.
The sources added that fierce clashes are now underway between the army soldiers and militants near the strategic Farzat hill that overlooks the towns of al-Nashabiyeh and Hawsh al-Salehiyeh.
In relevant developments in the province on Sunday, the army troops engaged in fierce clashes with terrorist groups in Eastern Ghouta and took full control over more key lands, inflicting major losses on the militants.
The army soldiers hit terrorist centers hard near the town of Harazma and took back the Missile Battalion Base (Katibat al-Savarikh), Harazma cemetery, a strategic square that overlooks Harazma town and more positions, killing or wounding a number of militants in hours of long battle.
Also, the army troops managed to advance against militants North of Harazma farms and in another flank towards Tal (hill) Farzat, and seized control of al-Akrad (Kurds) grand mosque.