Heavy fights between Syrian armed forces and free Syrian army around the capital Damascus 2606121
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Defense News - Syria
|Tuesday, June 26, 2012, 11:39 AM|
|Heavy fights between Syrian armed forces and free Syrian army around the capital Damascus.|
Clashes erupted overnight Monday, June 25, 2012, and after daybreak Tuesday in Damascus' suburbs of Hameh and Qudsaiah between the Syrian troops and armed rebels. The clashes rattled the capital in one of the worst clashes so far around Damascus in the 16-month unrest, keeping most residents awake due to all the explosions and gunshots.
Free Syrian Army fighter fires his weapon during clashes with Syrian troops near Idlib, Syria.
(Archive image June 15, 2012)
Pro-government media said the Syrian army is clashing with the armed opposition in Hameh and Qudsaiah in a bid to cleanse those areas from the presence of rebels.