Report: Lebanese Hezbollah and Syrian army enter rebel-held Syrian border city

July 5, 2015 13:05

AMMAN - The Syrian army and Lebanese Hezbollah fighters entered the rebel-held city of Zabadani on the second day of a major offensive to capture the strategic border area that lies on the international highway that links the two countries.

The Lebanese Shi'ite group Hezbollah's television station al Manar said its fighters and the Syrian army had entered Jamaiyat district in the western part of the besieged city located nearly 45km northwest of Syrian capital Damascus.

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