Syrian army captures area on Lebanon border

The area, Assal al-Ward, is a strategic position that overlooks Lebanese border towns where Hezbollah has heavy presence.

Syrian army captures area on Lebanon border

World Bulletin / News Desk 

The Syrian army and Hezbollah members captured a mountainous area on Syria's border with Lebanon on Thursday and killed dozens of gunmen including from al Qaeda's Nusra Front wing, a Hezbollah official told.

The area, Assal al-Ward, is a strategic position that overlooks Lebanese border towns where Hezbollah has heavy presence. Fighters from the Iranian-backed Hezbollah movement in Lebanon have fought alongside Syrian army forces in Syria's civil war.

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