Syrian armed forces and fighters of the Lebanese group «Hezbollah» conducted a large-scale anti-terrorist operation on the Lebanese-Syrian border in the same area where militants fighting against the Lebanese army.
The center of the operations became a neighborhood in the Lebanese city Arsaliyev and neighboring Syrian kalamun. In the mountainous remote area located the base of the «Islamic state» and «Jabhat Fatah al-sham».
As informs television channel «al-Manar» belonging «Hezbollah» the Lebanese group and the Syrian army launched artillery and missile strikes against bases of insurgents on both sides of the border.
The attack on the positions of jihadists is conducted from both sides of the border, while the Syrian army into Lebanese territory comes. As noted, the operation is not limited in time and will continue to serve its purpose.
We will remind that on July 18 in Parliament, the Prime Minister of Lebanon Saad al-Hariri announced that the armed forces will begin operation in the area of Guru Arsaliyev, in the North-East of the country. According to the Prime Minister, it is carefully prepared.
In the area there are numerous camps for Syrian refugees. Local activists claim that the army conducts sweeps in them, avoiding to fight with ISIS and «Jabhat Fatah al-sham».
After it became known about the death of four refugees arrested by the military, the Union living in Lebanon, the Syrians called for in Beirut, a mass demonstration. In response, the interior Ministry has banned the holding of street demonstrations.