The army forwarded a long convoy of military vehicles and trucks carrying equipment to Eastern Sweida.
Over 50,000 army men, popular forces and tribal fighters have been dispatched to Sweida for cleansing the regions that have been under the control or attack of the terrorists.
The government forces have, thus far, purged the villages of Sharihi, Shabaki, Douma and Rami in Eastern Sweida of terrorists.
Reports said earlier today that the army men, supported by popular force, exchanged heavy fire with ISIL that attacked the villages of al-Matouneh, Douma and Tima in Northeastern Sweida, fending off the terrorists’ offensive.
In the meantime, residents of the village of Rami clashed with ISIL terrorists and did now allow them to enter their region.
Also, the army forces along with popular fighters fought the terrorists in Tal Basir region in Eastern Sweida and captured the region.
Meanwhile, people in the village of Shabaki and the army men laid siege on the terrorists.
Local sources reported that a sum of 50 civilians were killed and 78 more were wounded in ISIL’s suicide attacks in a local market and in Maslakh district in Sweida city and in several villages in the city outskirt.
The sources further said that two of the suicide attackers were arrested before carrying out their attacks.