Syrian troops kill 35 rebels near Damascus

Damascus, June 11: As many as 35 rebels were killed by the Syrian troops' ambush on Monday in a suburb of the capital Damascus.

The rebels were ambushed at the Baharieh orchards in the eastern Ghouta suburb. Various weapons were also seized, reported Xinhua citing state media.

The army also clashed with rebels in the Damascus' suburbs of Douma, Hajjira and Jeroud.

In the northern province of Aleppo, the state media said that the army repelled an attack on the Minnegh airbase and the central prison.


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