damascus - Syrian forces have once again regained a place in Damascus. The battle for Khan al-Sheikh is thus passed, the state news agency SANA reported Friday. The former jihadis stronghold were approximately 2,000 active fighters, but who have given up the fight after negotiations. One part has surrendered and others are placed with their family in buses to the extreme north of Syria.
The rebels names in the southwest of Damascus township in 2012. They did so in the name of an al-Qaeda affiliated group. They had 23 hostages, but they are finally released. After that government troops Khan al-Sheikh Thursday night entered.
The Syrian government ever book more successes against the jihadists or insurgents who see the West as a moderate. With up to aid of rebels are negotiated locally moved to stop fighting.