Syrian troops target ISIS tunnels, trenches in Damascus

DAMASCUS - Syrian government forces have launched a new operation targeting underground tunnels used by the Islamic State group in the capital Damascus, state TV reported Tuesday.


The aim of the operation is to destroy dug-out trenches and tunnels in the Hajar al-Aswad neighborhood and the nearby Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk that is also mostly controlled by ISIS.


A group of journalists taken on Tuesday to the adjacent neighborhood of Qadam witnessed intense shelling and airstrikes on ISIS positons in the camp and Hajar al-Aswad.


פרסום ראשון: 04.24.18, 13:33