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IS attacks refugees camps in Damascus, 16 militants killed

IS attacks refugees camps in Damascus, 16 militants killed
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Damascus (SyriaNews.media) Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (Levant Liberation Committee) announced, on Saturday, killing more than 16 members of the Islamic State group in Jaroud Arsal in Damascus, after trying to attack a refugees camp.

Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham revealed, this morning, that the Islamic State group attempted to attack the refugees’ camps in the western Qalamun, in the countryside of Damascus.

Clashes broke out between the two sides, amid mutual rockets and artillery shelling, the committee added. Forces from Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham, backed by other militias, managed to foil the attack, and killed more than 16 members of the Islamic State group.

Meanwhile, Lebanese Army shelled, using heavy artillery, headquarters belonging to Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham and the Islamic State group in Jaroud Arsal and the western Qalamun.

Noteworthy, the area of Jaroud Arsal is sheltering hundreds of displaced people from Homs and and the countryside of Damascus, who suffer from difficult humanitarian situation.


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