On July 26, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) 4th Division secured the key towns of Jillen and Hayt in the western Daraa countryside following heavy clashes with fighters of the ISIS-affiliated Khalid ibn al-Walid Army, according to the Hezbollah media wing in Syria.
Few Hours ago, the 4th Division destroyed the Khalid ibn al-Walid Army defenses around Jillen and captured several position inside of it. Pro-government activists said that many former fighters of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) had participated in the attack on the town.
Meanwhile, the General Command of the SAA announced in an official statement that units of the SAA captured the strategic hill of al-Jumou and four positions around it from the ISIS-affiliated group. The SAA is now removing IEDs and mines, which had been planted by Khalid ibn al-Walid Army fighters.
According to a report of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), the remaining fighters of the Khalid ibn al-Walid Army are now hiding in the towns and villages of Tasil, Saham al-Jawlan, Jamlah, Abidin, Kuwayyah, Ma’arriyah, al-Qusayr and al-Shajarah.