On June 9, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) continued its advance in the eastern al-Suwayda countryside and captured M’ar’ar hill after heavy clashes with ISIS fighters, according to the Syrian al-Suwayda 24 blog.
Syrian pro-government sources said that warplanes of the Syrian Arab Air Force (SAA) had backedthe SAA and carried out a series of heavy airstrikes on ISIS positions in the eastern al-Suwayda countryside.
According to a report of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), the SAA killed nine fighters of ISIS and lost five of its soldiers while advancing in the eastern al-Suwayda on June 9.
The SAA launched a large scale military operation to eliminate the remaining fighters of ISIS in the eastern al-Suwayda countryside on June 2. The region contains hundreds of ISIS fighters, a large part of them were evacuated from several districts south of the Syrian capital of Damascus in late May.
Local observers believe that the defense of the remaining fighters of ISIS in eastern al-Suwayda is collapsing.
The ISIS-linked news agency did not released any report regarding the situation there in the last 24 hours.