10 January 2013, 21:18

Heavy fighting continues in Mliha near Damascus

Heavy fighting continues in Mliha near Damascus

The Syrian government forces are waging fierce fighting against rebels in Mliha in the suburbs of Damascus.

Armed extremists of the Jebhat-al-Nusra attempted to capture a command post of the air defence force. Their attacks were repulsed and many militants were killed. The government forces are hunting militants on the outskirts of Damascus.

According to daily al-Hayat, about 4,500 rebels have gathered at the approaches to Damascus.

Voice of Russia, Al Watan, TASS

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