The army men engaged in fierce clashes with ISIL Northwest of Hajar al-Aswad, taking control of several points in the region.
Also, other units of the army pushed terrorists back from several points on the 30th Street.
In the meantime, the army’s artillery and missile units and aircraft pounded repeatedly terrorists’ positions in Hajar al-Aswad and Yarmouk Camp.
Local sources, meanwhile, reported that the ISIL is showing tough resistance against the army men North of Hajar al-Aswad, slowing down the army’s advances in the region.
The sources added that most of the terrorists have hidden in hideouts and tunnels in Hajar al-Aswad to conduct surprise attacks later.
In a relevant development on Tuesday, the army men continued to strike ISIL near Yarmouk Camp, al-Tazamon neighborhood and Hajar al-Aswad region, and imposed control over more areas.
Also, other units of the army manage to take control of several more buildings in the Western and Eastern wings of Yarmouk Camp.
The army men tightened noose on ISIL after cutting off their supply lines and taking control of vast areas in Hajar al-Aswad, West of Yarmouk Camp and East of al-Qadam neighborhood.
In the meantime, the London-based pro-opposition Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that over 80 percent of Hajar al-Aswad is now under the army’s control and only a small part of the region is held by the ISIL.