Terrorists Try to Break Siege Near Damascus
Damascus, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) For 24 hours Terrorist groups try to break the army siege in Jobar area, a suburb close to the Syrian capital, and clashes which remain very strong today, according to military sources.
Since early Sunday, elements of the so-called Levant Liberation Board, a coalition led by former al-Nusrah, have attacked military points with car bombs and launched mortar shells at various areas of the Syrian capital.
According to the first reports, four vehicles driven by suicidals were launched against military positions in Maysalun and Syrobics and managed to destroy them while two others were neutralized, while attacking with mortars ltowns like Mazraa, where they damaged a building of the Russian embassy, â€‹â€‹although Without victims.
On Monday, Syrian army assault units regained positions and kept the advance made after continued aviation raids and gunnery attacks, noted the sources.
In the early hours of today, explosions were still being heard but with much less intensity than 24 hours ago, while the television broadcast images of dozens of terrorists killed in the clashes.
Reporters from this and other media broadcast from the emblematic square of Abbasiyeh, a place never reached by extremists and despite reports from other sources that even showed images of tanks destroyed three years ago, among other media manipulation.
'Damascus under attack and rain of projectiles on the Syrian capital' were some of the headlines reported from abroad and 'recreating' with particular morbidity, the story of the events to promote terror and insecurity.
The latest official figures indicate that in the fighting 21 Syrian soldiers were killed and 63 wounded, including General Sharif Raslan, a senior and two intelligence officers from the fourth division of the Republican Guard.
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