Syria rebels take strategic hill near capital

Opposition fighters seize Al Harra hill, south of Damascus, after hours of fighting with government forces.

    Syrian opposition fighters have stormed a strategically important hill, just south of Damascus, after hours of fighting with government forces, seizing large quantity of arms and ammunition.

    Al Harra is situated between the Syrian provinces of Quneitra and Deraa and fighters say their next goal is to fully control the route leading to the capital.

    Al Jazeera's Victoria Gatenby reports.

     

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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