Syria in the Last 24 Hours: Army Liberates Daraa City

Units of Syrian Arab Army entered Daraa al-Balad area and hoisted the national flag over the main square ahead of declaring the city free of terrorism.

SANA’s reporter in Daraa said that army units entered Daraa al-Balad area, heralding the return of security and safety to it under the agreement reached on Wednesday.

According to the agreement, terrorist groups will hand over heavy and medium weapons in addition to having the legal status of militants-who are willing to- settled, while those who refuse reconciliation will be evacuated. The agreement includes the areas of Daraa al-Balad, the Dam Road, the Camp, Sajna, al-Manshyia, Gharaz and the Silos.

The reporter added that the army’s engineering units will sweep the residential neighborhoods in the liberated area in preparation for the entry of the workshops to rehabilitate infrastructure and restore basic services to Daraa al-Balad area.

With the Syrian Army entering the area of Daraa al-Balad, another chapter of terrorists’ crimes comes to an end. For over seven years, the safe neighborhoods in Daraa city had been bombarded with thousands of shells, claiming the lives of many innocent citizens and injuring many others.

Syrian Army enters Tafas city in Daraa countryside and hoists national flag over it

12 July، 2018
Daraa, SANA

Army units on Thursday entered Tafas city in Daraa western countryside amid a warm welcome by the locals after the city joined the reconciliation and militants handed over their arms.

SANA reporter said that the flag of the Syrian Arab Republic was hoisted over the building of Tafas City Council, 13 km to the northwest of Daraa city, after Tafas joined the reconciliation and army units were deployed in it.

The reporter added that large crowds of the city’s locals received army personnel and they participated in hoisting the national flag in the city to declare that it became secure and stable after the surrender of the armed groups who handed their arms over under the pressure of the military operation carried out by the army to end the existence of terrorists in Daraa province.

In a press statement from inside Tafas city, Daraa Governor Mohammad Khaled al-Hannous said that more than 80 percent of the total area of Daraa was freed from terrorism, either through reconciliations or the military operation conducted by the Syrian Arab army against terrorists.

Weapons left behind by terrorists discovered in Daraa eastern countryside

Hundreds of displaced families return to Dael and Ebtaa, Daraa

12 July، 2018
Daraa, SANA

Hundreds of displaced families due to terrorism began to return to the cities of Dael and Ebtaa to resume their normal life after securing the road leading to Tafas city northwest of Daraa city.

SANA reporter in Daraa said that hundreds of displaced families from Dael city on Thursday returned to their homes after the Syrian Arab army had cleansed the road linking Dael and Tafas and secured it in order to save the citizens’ lives from what have been left behind by the terrorists.

Speaking to SANA reporter, the locals expressed joy over their return to their houses and lands, stressing that victory on terrorism have been achieved due to the Syrian army’s sacrifices and the martyrs’ blood, forcing the gunmen in Tafas city and others to surrender and turn over their weapons after Tafas joined the reconciliation process.

On June 29, Dael joined the reconciliation after the militants handed over their weapons to the army and the concerned authorities rehabilitated all service sectors in parallel with the return of the population after they have been forcibly displaced by terrorist organizations.