Rebel fighters foiled regime attempts to advance on eastern Ghouta near Damascus, killing over 35 of the attacking forces, including three high-ranking officers. They also destroyed a T-72 tank and a BMP armored vehicle.
The Homs-Damascus highway and the nearby Military Housing facility on the outskirts of eastern Ghouta has been the battleground of violent clashes between rebel fighters and regime forces who have recently suffered heavy casualties in that area.
Meanwhile, regime forces, backed by the Russian air force, continue indiscriminate and intense shelling on residential areas in eastern Ghouta near Damascus. (Source: Syrian Coalition)