Syrian army strikes against remaining ISIS in southern Damascus

Heavy shelling struck the district of al-Hajar al-Aswad, to the south of Damascus on Saturday, as the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) worked to gain further ground against the remaining members of the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) still in the capital.
The offensive comes after the Syrian military announced the full recapture of Eastern Ghouta from militants late last month.

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Syrian Army launches rockets at ISIS targets during offensive South of Damascus

The Syrian Arab Army has reportedly gained further ground against the self-proclaimed Islamic State in the al-Hajar al-Aswad district, to the South of Damascus, using heavy artillery as fighting continued in the area on Sunday. Footage shows soldiers as they prepared and fired rocket launchers, reportedly hitting targets and seizing multiple buildings in the process.

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Syria combat footage: Syria Army continues offensive against ISIS in southern Damascus – reports

The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) continued its offensive against militants of the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS; formerly ISIS, ISIL) in southern Damascus, Friday, according to media reports.

Footage shows government forces launching shell and rocket fire against militant targets in and around Yarmouk.

The fighting has taken place around the Yarmouk Camp and al-Hajar al-Aswad, an area two miles (3.21 km) from central Damascus, as part of efforts to clear the remaining pockets of IS militants south of the capital.

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