“The pro-government forces, including army soldiers and the National Defense Forces (NDF) stormed the positions of al-Nusra Front, Ajnad al-Sham (Soldiers of the Levant) and Jeish al-Islam (Army of Islam) near different villages and towns in the strategic province of Damascus and killed 20 terrorists,” the army said.
“Military equipment and machinegun-equipped vehicles of the militant groups also sustained large damage in the army attacks,” the army added.
The Syrian government forces alongside the Russian and the country’s Air Forces have been pounding the concentration centers of the militant groups across Damascus province in the recent week and have not left any safe and secure plane for the terrorists.
On Sunday, the Syrian Army announced that the militant groups have suffered heavy casualties and vast damage on their military equipment after the Russian fighter jets bombed their positions in the Eastern countryside of the capital.
“The Russian fighter jets targeted heavily the strongholds of Jeish al-Islam militants in Eastern Ghouta to retaliate the rocket shelling of Damascus by the terrorist group,” the army said.
“The Russian warplanes also targeted concentration centers of the terrorist groups in Saqba, in which many militants were killed or wounded,” the army added.