Syrian govt, allies forces take control of al-Haara hill

In Syria, government and its allies forces have taken control of al-Haara hill on the second day of an offensive to take back the last parts of southwest Syria in Quneitra province.

The hilltop had a major anti-aircraft radar base was part of elaborate Syrian army defenses against Israel and is the highest ground in Deraa province fell into rebel hands in October 2014.

Syrian army source quoted by state media said the army had made territorial gains in Quneitra province where it seized the town of Mashara, about 11 km (7 miles) from the Golan frontier.

Source: Radio Pakistan