Hezbollah fighters patrol the area in Qalamoun, Wednesday, May 20, 2015. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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Hezbollah and the Syrian army captured fresh territory from Syrian jihadis outside a northern Qalamoun town Friday, Al-Manar TV reported.The Syrian army and Hezbollah also captured Qirnet Shmeis al-Housan, located southwest of the outskirts of Jarajeer.Hezbollah and the Syrian army have been battling jihadis in Syria's Qalamoun mountain range along Lebanon's eastern borders for more than one month.At least 39 Hezbollah fighters and 244 militants have been killed since the launch of the Qalamoun offensive on May 4, according to the source close to Hezbollah.
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