Rebels claim control of Damascus-Daraa Highway. 3-11-13
March 11, 2013
Road block: The FSA claims it has cut off the resupply of government forces heading south on the Damascus-Daraa main highway at Kherbet Ghazalah. An FSA source tells SAS News that their own forces are cooperating with Islamist battalions in the Daraa towns of Sheikh Maskin and Ibtta Dael. Sham News Network reports government forces shelling and launching rockets on the town of Daraa late Monday along with villages on the border area along the Yarmouk River. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports the destruction of homes in a regime air bombardment of nearby Seida. Video courtesy of Syrian Hawk YouTube channel.