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21 October 2018 - 11:45
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Rasa - - The Damascus Army resumed a large-scale offensive in Toloul al-Safa region of Sweida desert, after a 24-hour pause to fend off an ISIL attack.
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RNA - The Syrian Army, led by their elite 4th Armored Division and 5th Corps, began their push up the steep cliffs of Toloul al-Safa region on Friday morning, striking several sites controlled by the ISIL terrorists, the AMN reported.

 

The Syrian Army, soon after its major attack, found itself involved in a tough battle with the ISIL terrorists at one of several rocky cliffs in Toloul al-Safa region.

 

Meantime, the Syrian army continued its military advances in other parts of Syria over the past 24 hours.

 

Tens of terrorists were killed and dozens more were injured during the Syrian army's operations in provinces across Syria.

 

Sweida

 

The Syrian Army resumed a large-scale offensive in Toloul al-Safa region of Sweida desert, after a 24 hour hiatus to fend off an ISIL's attack.

 

Led by their elite 4th Armored Division and 5th Corps, the Syrian Army began their push up the steep cliffs of Toloul al-Safa region this morning, striking several sites controlled by the ISIL terrorists, the AMN reported.

 

Not long after launching their large-scale assault, the Syrian Army found themselves involved in a tough battle with the ISIL terrorists at one of several rocky cliffs in Toloul al-Safa region.

 

According to a military source in the provincial capital of Sweida, the Syrian army managed to advance up one of the highest peak in Toloul al-Safa region, leaving them only a short distance from imposing fire control over much of the area.

 

The military source said that the Syrian army did suffer over ten casualties trying to make this advance; they would also inflict heavy losses in the ISIL ranks.

 

The Army is now working to secure several hilltops in Toloul al-Safa region, as they look to eliminate the last remnants of the ISIL in Southern Syria.

 

Aleppo

 

The US is continuing its military buildup in Manbij in response to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's threats to clear the region of Syrian Kurds.

 

Speaking on condition of anonymity to Sputnik, a Manbij Military Council representative disclosed that the US has sent heavy arms to the region, Sputnik reported.

 

A source close to the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) told Sputnik Turkey that the US had started beefing up their military presence in Manbij and sent weaponry to the region in response to Ankara's signals about a potential operation in the city, located in the Northeast of Aleppo.

 

Deir Ezzur

 

Over 30 civilians were killed and tens of others wounded in the US-led coalition air raids on residential areas in Southeastern Deir Ezzur, the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported.

 

According to Fars News Agancy, SOHR reported that a sum of 32 civilians were killed in the air attacks in Southeastern Deir Ezzur in the last 24 hours.

 

It explained that the warplanes bombed the small town of al-Souseh in Southeastern Deir Ezzur on Thursday midnight and killed 18 civilians, including 7 children.

 

SOHR, meantime, said that a sum of 14 civilians were also killed and tens of others were wounded in airstrikes on the region on Friday, adding that bodies of some of the civilians are still under the debris of ruined buildings in the town.

 

Idlib

 

A sum of 11 members of the pro-militants White Helmets Organization and non-Syrians experts were killed after a huge explosion at the terrorists' chemical workshop in Idlib province near the border with Turkey, a Russian media outlet reported on Saturday.

 

The Arabic-language website of Russia's state news agency, Sputnik, quoted well-informed sources as disclosing that a huge blast broke out at a workshop of the terrorists used for making chemicals in the small town of Tarmanin in Northern Idlib near the border with Turkey.

 

It further said that the workshop included a large volume of chemical, explosive materials and liquid chlorine barrels, adding that nine British, Chechen and Turkish experts and 2 members of the White Helmets were killed in the blast.

 

Tahrir al-Sham Hay'at (the Levant Liberation Board or the Al-Nusra Front) along with the White Helmets had already cooperated in transferring chemicals to unknown locations in Northern Syria.

 

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