Syria: Syrian army and pro-government forces recapture area from ISIL in northeastern city of Hasakah
Syrian troops and pro-government forces have recaptured another major district in the northeastern city of Hasakah from ISIL militants.
Syria’s state TV said on Tuesday that government forces pushed back the ISIL militants from the Eastern Ghoweiran neighborhood, which is located south of Hasakah.
The report said a “large number of terrorists” were killed in the operation.
ISIL launched a lightning offensive into Ghoweiran and some other neighborhoods on Thursday, attempting to further advance into the heart of Hasakah to seize government buildings and installations.