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Thread on #Daraa offensive, will be updating daily news, #SAA advances, losses & the mood surrounding it.
1.#SAA continues advance in North West Sweida & North East #Daraa after several days of heavy bombardment.
2. Breaking : #SAA now in control of Howsh Hamada in North East #Daraa after fierce clashes.
3. #SAA has entered Busra Al-Harir In East #Daraa & has began establishing forward positions there.
4. Heavy #SAA & #Russia airstrikes around Busra Al-Harir In #Daraa a short while ago.
5. #Russia MOD: 12 towns in southern descalation zone have pledged allegiance & will fight with #SAA
6. Russian reconciliation centre claims that 70 opposition fighters have been killed in southern descalation zone so far

7. Yesterday evening saw a continuation of fierce bombardment & shelling of opposition positions in #Daraa , with numerous #Russia and #Syria airstrikes
8. Map showing the state of play in #Daraa, notice the importance of Busra al harir in the centre, possibility of North East #Daraa broken into two enclaves
9. Several #SAA artillery strikes on al-Hrak & Rakhm, western & eastern Mleha and Busra al harir is eastern #Daraa
10.#SAA & #Russia Jets and attack helicopters continue bombardment of Busra Al-Harir In #Daraa
11. Several #SAA airstrikes currently over #Daraa Al-balad
12. #SAA drops lefleats over Al-Hara, Aqraba & Kafr Shams in northern #Daraa calling for surrender of militants also asking civilians to put pressure on fighters just like East #Ghouta
13. Opposition sources in #Daraa reporting that a warplane has been struck north east of the province
14. Video showing entry of Syrian forces into the town of #Jadal N.E #Daraa via @Sohayb_Masri1

15. Map showing areas targeted by #Syria & #Russia airstrikes in #Daraa
16. Rebel sources claiming that #Syria Mig 23 has been struck in NE #Daraa & was forced to land nearby
17. Full thread on #Daraa offensive for those interested

18. More #SAA/#Russia airstrikes on #Daraa al balad and hriek
19. #SAA & #Russia airstrikes on al-Hrak in East. #Daraa a short while ago
20. Material damage as rockets from rebel areas of #Daraa Hit al-Sweida city
21. Pilot of Syrian Mig 23 struck earlier today has landed safely at
khalkhale airbase via @TruthseekerGerm
22. Syrian military source: "Militant groups in southern #Syria will face the same fate as those elsewhere in the country."
23. #Daraa militants take out an #SAA tank earlier today, unspecified location
24. Tiger Forces commander Ali-Taha directly overseeing operations in #Daraa
25. Breaking: Early reports coming in that #SAA is now in control of Al-Lajat in #Daraa
26. If reports that Al-Lajat has been taken by #SAA are true then it is the first big advance, it also has the largest lava field in southern #Syria some 900 square kilometers.
27. More rockets have landed in government held Sweida city fired from rebel held #Daraa
28. Al-Lajat area in N.E #Daraa being taken by #SAA has been confirmed by multiple sources
29. This brings all towns/villages taken by #SAA so far to 15.
30. Syrian helicopters drop leaflets over #Jasim in #Daraa N. countryside, calling for residents to expel the militant groups from their town, via @Sohayb_Masri1
31. Images from Al-Lajat after entry of #SAA
32. Also advances for Syrian forces in villages near Western Sweida, capturing Hosh Hammad, Al-Tuf, Sateh Zhanan among others
33. Updated Map for #Daraa offensive, Lujat under #SAA control. Via @PetoLucem
34. Fierce resistance from Rebel fighters in Busra Al-Harir, main area witnessing clashes at the moment.
35. 1 civilian killed & 3 wounded in the town of Ara in south West Sweida after rockets were fired from rebel held #Daraa
36. Inhabitants of al-sharaye village in East #Daraa raised the Syrian flag in anticipation of #SAA entering
37. #SAA currently striking town of Rakhm in East #Daraa
38. #Russia foreign ministry: we are having negotiations in south West #Syria with groups that reject "terrorists"
39. More #SAA reinforcements heading towards #Daraa today

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