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Syrian Army destroys Daesh positions in Sweida

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Aug 27, IRNA -- An army unit on Monday destroyed a position and a machinegun-equipped vehicle belonging to Daesh (ISIS) terrorists in the surroundings of Khirbet al-Hawi in the area of al-Safa hills in Sweida eastern countryside, according to Syrian News Agency 'SANA'.

SANA reporter said that army units, in cooperation with the backup forces, continued to tighten the noose on Daesh-affiliated terrorist groups in the area of al-Safa hills.

The reporter added that army units engaged in sporadic clashes with terrorist groups in the surroundings of Abu Ghanem hill in parallel with carrying out bombardments and strikes by the army air force against their fortified dens and infiltration axes on the outskirts of the hills.

Sweida, is a mainly Druze city located in southwestern Syria, close to the border with Jordan.

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