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Two Terrorist Ringleaders Held Captive in Damascus.

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Abdal al-Sham terrorists affiliated to the FSA held captive several members of their rival group, ISIL, including two commanders, on the outskirts of Damascus city.

Members of Abdal al-Sham surrounded the house of an ISIL member in Kefr Zeit village in Bardi valley on Thursday and held captive their leaders, Abu Maryam al-Araqi and Abu Mosa'ab Sarqaya, along with 12 other ISIL terrorists.

Also, in another development on the outskirts of Damascus city, the Syrian warplanes pounded the terrorists' positions and gathering centers in Darayya and near Tal Farzat region.

Also, tens of terrorists were killed and wounded in clashes with the Syrian army in Darayya city in the Western Ghouta of Damascus.

The Syrian artillery units also targeted the terrorists' positions in the city of Hai Jobar in the Eastern parts of Damascus and Duma and al-Rayhan towns on the outskirts of Damascus.

In relevant developments on Wednesday, the militant groups withdrew forces from more strongholds in the Eastern part of Damascus province under the heavy offensive of the Syrian Army and the National Defense Forces (NDF).

The Syrian government forces continued to advance against the militant groups in the Northern side of Marj al-Sultan region towards Tal Farzat in Eastern Ghouta and pushed the terrorist group, mainly from Jeish al-Islam, form more position in the region.

Scores of the militants were killed or wounded and their military hardware and vehicles were destroyed in the attacks.

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Date:Feb 25, 2016
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