Syria announces Douma free of opposition, weapons – army

AMMAN, April The Syrian regime said Saturday town of Douma, rebels’ last stronghold in Eastern Ghouta, was clear from armed opposition elements and their arms following evacuation of the last group of Jaish Al-Islam.

The Syrian regime was now in full control of all towns of Eastern Ghouta following pull out of opposition factions – Failaq Al-Rahman, Al-Nusra Front, Ahrar Al-Sham and Jaish Al-Islam – in line with an agreement with Damascus and Russia.

The army command announced in a statement the liberation of Eastern Ghouta.

It said engineers were inspecting yards, streets and corridors to remove the mines and booby-trapped explosive devices which were left by the gunmen, before the return of civilians to their houses.

It said it would not stop the fight against terrorists nationwide.

Source: Kuwait News Agency