Syrian Army troops beat back attacks of Fatah al-Sham (formerly known as the al-Nusra) Front in Quneitra in Southwestern Syria, killing at least 45 militants, including five commanders.
Commander of Ansar al-Islam Brigade Abu Khalid al-Zo’abi, Commander of al-Forqan Brigade Mohammad al-Omari, Commander of Beit al-Moqadas Group Abu Islamak, Commander of Jund al-Molahem group Abu Mojahed, Top Commander of Fatah al-Sham’s affiliated groups Ahmad Mohammad al-Khabi, nom de guerre Abu Qatadeh have been killed in several unsuccessful attempts to secure several Syrian army positions.
The Syrian Army troops repelled Jeish al-Fatah’s attacks on their positions in two key regions in Northern Quneitra, inflicting tens of casualties on the militants. Another section of the army in the mean time fended off attacks of in the regions of al-Serriyeh 4 and Tal Ahmar, killing or wounding dozens of terrorists. A third section of Syrian soldiers clashed fiercely with terrorists near the small towns of Saraya Hadher, Toranjeh, al-Amel farms in Quneitra countryside, leaving 36 militants dead including three field commanders at the same time the other two sections were engaged in battle.
Also, eight non-Syrian terrorists of Fatah al-Sham were killed and 65 more were wounded in battle with army.
Fatah al-Sham’s machineguns, vehicles and mortar launching-pads were also destroyed in the clashes.