EAST GHOUTA, Syria – Moments ago the elite Tiger Forces of the Syrian Army have made significant progress by liberating the town of Saqba in the southern pocket of East Ghouta to the east of Damascus city center.
Yesterday the operation to liberate the town began with Syrian Army forces liberating half the town by days end. The sudden stop to the offensive against terrorist organizations operating in Saqba was to allow civilians to flee the war zone.
However, simultaneously yesterday, the Republican Guards of the Syrian Army liberated 50% of Kafr Batna. They continued their operation today and liberated the entirety of the town.
With this liberation, it now puts the Syrian Army in prime position to assault Irbin, a major town of East Ghouta.
Terrorist forces appear to be totally capitulating in East Ghouta, allowing for the Syrian Army to quickly liberate huge swathes of the area.