BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:00 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) attempted to advance along the Shifouniyah-Hawsh Dawahra axis, yesterday, as they continued the second day of their East Ghouta offensive.
Led by shock troops and the Tiger Forces, the Syrian Arab Army was engaged in a fierce battle on Monday with the Islamist rebels of Jaysh Al-Islam near the town of Hawsh Dawahra.
The Syrian Army attempted to overwhelm the Jaysh Al-Islam forces at Hawsh Dawahra, while capturing several tunnels and trenches that were used by the aforementioned Islamist group in this region.
This assault would pay off, as the Tiger Forces and their allies managed to capture several important trenches and tunnels, forcing Jaysh Al-Islam to withdraw to the town of Hawsh Dawahra.
Below is the video from this operation on Monday: