Syrian army repels Jabhat al-Nusra attack on Damascus military post

DAMASCUS, Jun. 01 (MNA) – A Syrian army unit in cooperation with popular defense groups operating in Harfa village foiled on Wednesday an attack attempt by Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists on a military post in the southwestern countryside of Damascus.

A military source explained to reporters that the army unit clashed with the terrorists, killing and injuring a number of them and destroying their weapons.

The source noted that the fleeing terrorists opened machine gun fire on houses in Harfa village, causing material damage to some of them. 

Accordingly Syrian army's air force hit gatherings and vehicles equipped with machineguns belonging to ISIL terrorists to the southeast of the Panorama area, located on the southwestern outskirts of Deir Ezzor city.

 

SANA/MNA

 

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