Damascus – A military source stressed that the army units continue hitting the terrorist groups that infiltrated into the surroundings of Maamel al-Ghazl (spinning factories) north of Jobar on the eastern outskirts of Damascus city.
The source confirmed that army units have tightened the noose on the infiltrating terrorist groups, which are affiliated to Jabhat al-Nusra, in the surroundings of the factories area, hitting gatherings of terrorists and their movements deep in Jobar neighborhood, SANA reported.
In the morning, the army units repelled an attack launched by terrorists of Jabhat al-Nusra and other groups affiliated to it on Maghazel al-Naseej area (the textile factories), north of Jobar neighborhood.
The army units engaged in fierce clashes with the infiltrating terrorist groups, the source said, adding that the army has embarked on cleansing the area after the terrorists were hemmed in.
Earlier, army units thwarted an attack by Jabhat al-Nusra-linked terrorist groups in the direction of the Electricity Company and the factories area to the north of Jobar.