With Damascus battles continuing, Syrian rebels were able to seize 7 new positions in the Abbasin region alone, Orient TV reported.
Syrian rebels’ war room reported intense clashes flaring around Damascus. Free Syrian Army rebels seized complete control of the Asal al-Werd disctrict west of the capital, first destroying Assad forces’ watch tower and then taking control over all of the major bases. A large number of Syrian regime forces and Lebanese militants were killed.
Syrian rebels were also able to take control over the Abbasin area, located east of Damascus while clashes in the Jobar region are continuing intensely.