02:27 GMT20 September 2020
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    The Syrian army units repelled an attack of the Jabhat Fatah al Sham terrorist group, formerly known as al-Nusra Front and outlawed in Russia, on the southern city of Daraa, local media reported on Saturday, citing a military source.

    DAMASCUS (Sputnik) — The terrorists attacked al-Manshiyeh neighborhood, but clashed with government forces that managed to repulse the attack, the SANA news agency reported.

    According to the military source, many of the militants were killed during the clashes, and an artillery battery, two armored cars and a vehicle with a machine gun were destroyed as well.

    Daraa is located to the south of Damascus near the border with Jordan and is controlled by the Syrian government forces. The terrorists of Jabhat Fatah al Sham hold control of several settlements to the north and west of the city, as well as a check-point on the border.

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    attack, terrorists, Al-Nusra Front, Syrian Armed Forces, Syria, Daraa
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