Syrian, Hizballah troops capture Marj al-Sultan airbase: reports

The Syrian military, backed by Hizballah forces, recaptured the Marj al-Sultan airbase, located about 15 kilometers east of Damascus, on Monday from rebel groups that had been in control of it since November 2012, reports said. The airbase and the town of Marj al-Sultan, which some reports said was also recaptured, are in the rebel-held area of Eastern Ghouta.

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