News websites affiliated to the terrorist groups reported that the decision was made after 1,200 militants, including several commanders, were killed and hundreds of others were wounded in clashes with the army and its allies in Dara’a in the last few days.
They also confirmed that the militants’ advance near al-Manshiyeh district in Dara’a city has come to a halt and now the Syrian army has laid siege on the entire district and adjacent areas as the Syrian airstrikes against militants positions still continue.
The news websites reported that the militants are now controlling only a small part of al-Manshiyeh district.
In a latest development on Saturday, Syrian army troops engaged in fierce clashes with al-Nusra Front and Ahrar al-Sham in the Southern and Western districts of Daraa city, killing over 100 terrorists and wounding hundreds more in a sixth day of battle against terrorist groups.
The army soldiers repelled terrorists’ Al-Mawt Va La Al-Mazela operation in the neighborhood of al-Manshiyeh for the sixth consecutive day, killing 110 terrorists, including 13 commanders and wounding 300 more.
The army men also targeted terrorists’ gatherings and movements in Daraa al-Balad district and Western countryside of the city, destroying several tanks and militant vehicles.