Syrian Army Dispatches More Fresh Forces to Golan Heights Region
Fri Sep 23, 2016 5:20
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Army has sent a large number of fresh soldiers to
the Southwestern province of Quneitra near the border with Israel to
reinvigorate its combat capabilities to launch an imminent operation there,
military sources said Friday.
“A large contingent of the fourth mechanized divisions, comprised of recent
graduates from the Syrian Arab Army’s Special Forces school in Deir Attiyah,
have joined the 90th Brigade’s headquarters in Golan Heights, where they
will await orders to launch a large-scale offensive,” the sources said.
“The Syrian army soldiers, in their upcoming operation, are to capture the
key terrorist-controlled town of Jabata al-Khashab, which has been under the
control of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) and Fatah Al-Sham (the newly formed
al-Qaeda-affiliated terrorist group previously known as the al-Nusra Front)
for over two years.
Last week, Syrian Army soldiers and popular forces repelled the large-scale
offensive of Fatah al-Sham in the Southwestern province of Quneitra, pushing
them back from the battlefield under heavy fire.
Syrian government forces defended strongly their positions against Fatah
al-Sham’s heavy attacks and did not allow them to advance in the
Fatah al-Sham left behind tens of dead or wounded members and pulled the
remaining pockets of its forces back from the battlefield.