On March 20, Tuesday, the Syrian army defeated powerful attacks of militants from Jabhat Fateh al-Sham in the industrial area of the Jobar neighborhood in eastern Damascus.
It is known that the militants slipped in the positions of the government forces, and also tried to seize a textile factory and an office of the electric company. By now, all attacks have been successfully defeated.
It should be mentioned that during three days in the east of Damascus, there are clashes between the army and radical groups that do not observe the ceasefire in Syria. On Sunday, militants attacked army checkpoints in the Jobar neighborhood, using underground tunnels. Defeating the enemy’s attack, the elite units of the Syrian Armed Forces launched a counter-attack against, during which dozens of terrorists were killed.