Operation Damascus is supported by the Russian VKS.
The Syrian army, backed by Russian troops entered the self-proclaimed capital of the Caliphate of the “Islamic state”, announced the Agency Reutersсо to the Syrian Observatory for human rights.
This is the third large-scale attack against the militants of the “Islamic state” for the last time. Earlier, troops in Iraq are attacked by the militants occupied the city of Fallujah, as Syrian troops with the support of U.S. troops took Manbij, a town in Northern Syria near the Turkish border, the report said.
It is noted that the recent successes of the army the most serious since the Declaration two years ago of the intentions of ISIS take control of all Muslims in Iraq and Syria. In particular, Raqqa Syrian government forces were forced to leave in 2014.