Syrian Army get Back Military Base in Eastern Damascus

Wednesday, 4 January, 2017 - 12:00

Syrian Army troops repelled Jeish al-Islam's offensive on their positions in Eastern Ghouta and then in a rapid counterattack pushed the militants back from the battlefield, capturing the Air Defense Battalion Base to the Northeast of Damascus city.

The army men fended off Jeish al-Islam's attack on their strongholds in Eastern Ghouta, killing and wounding a number of militants near the Air Defense Battalion Base.

Then, the army troops launched a powerful counterattack on the militants' lines, targeting the farms and military base Northeast of the militant-held town of Hazrama.

The army's rapid counterattack resulted in the capture of the Air Defense Base in Hazrama's Northeastern outskirts.