17-06-2021 08:15 AM Jerusalem Timing

Hezbollah, Syrian Army Point Significant Advances in Zabadani

Hezbollah, Syrian Army Point Significant Advances in Zabadani

Hezbollah and the Syrian army forces continued their gradual progress on Wednesday in Syria’s city of Zabadani, establishing control over Al-Zahra Castle and several other buildings.

Hezbollah tankHezbollah and the Syrian army forces continued their gradual progress on Wednesday in Syria's city of Zabadani, establishing control over Al-Zahra Castle and several other buildings, following fierce clashes with the armed terrorist groups.

Hezbollah and the Syrian fighters also marked significant advances in Al-Zahra neighborhood, north west of Zabadani.

Direct targets among armed groups were also hit during a Syrian aerial raid over their assembly points  in the vicinity of the Al-Mahatta roundabout, leaving several casualties within their ranks.

Meanwhile, Syrian Chief of Staff maneuvered the military units in Zabadani as the battles continued.

Hezbollah fighters and the Syrian national military are engaged in a wide-scale military campaign against the takfiri groups operating across Syria. Cleansing operations included so far Arsal barrens, Qalamoun region and Zabadani city.

Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah pledged to eliminate every terrorist group that threatens Lebanon's security, but noted that the time period of the operation can be only determined by commanders on the ground.