Syrian Army ready to assault jihadist-held East Ghouta, set to be the bloodiest battle of the Syrian war


February 18, 2018 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

DAMASCUS, Syria – The Syrian Army, led by the elite Tiger Forces, have almost finished preparations to begin an offensive to liberate East Ghouta in Damascus countryside.

East Ghouta is a stronghold of jihadist forces that the Syrian Army has had little success in liberating.

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The Syrian Army has used artillery fire to soften jihadist positions in Ain Terma, Beit Sawa and Mesraba.

It is therefore expected that the assault will begin soon.

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