On March 16, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) backed up by the Russian Aerospace Forces captured the town of Jisreen in the western part of the Eastern Ghouta region from Faylaq al-Rhaman, according to the Hezbollah media wing in Syria.
The SAA captured 50% of Jisreen on March 14.
Syrian pro-government activists reported that the SAA had captured a key vehicle base of Faylaq al-Rahman during its advance in Jisreen town. The SAA also managed to evacuate hundreds of civilians from the town, according to reports.
Additionally, the SAA continued evacuating civilians through a safe route in the town of Hammuriyah. According to the Ministry of Defense of Russia, more than 4,000 civilians were evacuated through the route on March 16.
A source in the SAA told SouthFront that the towns of Saqba and Kafr Batna north of Jisreen will be the next main targets of the SAA and its allies. Faylaq al-Rahman began withdrawing from these two towns on March 15, according to Western sources.
SAA soldiers are inside the vehicle base of Faylaq al-Rahman: