"And I have found both freedom and safety in my madness, the freedom of loneliness and the safety from being understood, for those who understand us enslave something in us. But let me not be too proud of my safety. Even a Thief in a jail is safe from another thief. "

Khalil Gibran (How I Became a Madman)



Saturday, June 11, 2016

The army advances on al-Rasafa in Raqqa, shoots down a drone for ISIS terrorists- SANA

Provinces, SANA – Army units have killed many ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists as they continued their operations against the two organizations’ positions in various areas.
Army units in cooperation with the popular defense groups have advanced in Raqqa countryside, inflicting losses upon the ranks of ISIS terrorists whose positions have received direct strikes.
After establishing control over the oil pumping station and electricity station of al-Tabqa city in addition to two oil fields in the western countryside of Raqqa, the army has continued advancing and swiftly established control over areas where ISIS terrorists spread in Harbiyat and Anbaj villages, a military source told SANA on Saturday.
Having advanced that far, the army units are now only 6 km from al-Rasafa area after they have already secured a 57 km long area extending between Atherya near Hama and al-Rasafeh in the eastern Badiya (desert), the source said.
It added that “al-Safih Triangle” that is located near al-Habbari field has now been under the army’s full control after the remaining gatherings of ISIS terrorists were eliminated before the rest fled the area.
A drone for ISIS terrorists was shot down while it was trying to monitor the army’s movement towards the eastern Badiya to hinder its advance, the source noted.