The regime forces start sweeping Yarmouk Camp after the end of existence of ISIS and the exit of hundreds towards the Syrian Desert
Damascus province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored the regime forces start sweeping the remainder of Yarmouk Camp in the southern part of the capital Damascus, in conjunction with sweeping the part that was under the control of the “Islamic State” organization in al-Tadamon neighbourhood, after completing the process of departing ISIS members and their families aboard some 32 buses that carried out about 1600 people aboard, they were transported towards the Syrian Desert within a secret agreement between the “Islamic State” organization and the authorities of the regime, where the regime forces have now regained control over the entire capital Damascus and its countryside (Rif Dimashq), after about 6 years of losing control over large parts of the capital, also the capital in now free of military operations for the first time in nearly 7 years.
The Syrian Observatory published this morning that the regime forces supported by the gunmen loyal to them are sweeping al-Tadamon neighbourhood, after the “Islamic State” organization withdrew from the part it used to control in the neighbourhood, which is located next to Yarmouk Camp in the southern section of the capital Damascus, they withdrew on aboard of buses headed towards the Syrian Desert, while it is not yet known whether there are any remaining batches that will get out under the darkness of night from the south of Damascus to the Syrian Desert, or if all of who refused the secret agreement between the regime forces and their allies, and, the “Islamic State” organization have been departed, where the agreement included getting out with individual weapons, leaving the heavy and medium weapons and the departure of those who refuse the agreement, provided that those who want to remain in the area will have their situation settled.
The Reliable sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights that the exit operation, is being carried out under full Russian supervision, from the exit of buses from the southern part of the capital Damascus until their arrival in eastern Syria, while the supporters and loyalists of the regime are witnessing resentment because of regime’s disregard for the fate of abductees and prisoners, who were abducted and imprisoned by the “Islamic State” organization, accusing the regime of obscuring the fate of their children and relatives in favor of achieving a “triumph” at the expense of their children’s blood.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published this morning, Monday, the 21st of May 2018 that a new batch of the “Islamic State” organization’s fighters and their families have departed after midnight of yesterday from the south of Damascus towards the Syrian Desert, where the buses came out carrying members of the organization and their families from Yarmouk Camp, al-Tadamon, and the area between Yarmouk Camp and the northern of al-Hajar al-Aswad neighborhood, these buses have departed as the first batch have done, where the first batch came out after midnight of yesterday away from the regime media and amid the denial of its authorities.
In the same context, the “Islamic State” organization continues to burn its headquarters and vehicles in its controlled areas in the southern part of the capital, Damascus, where the smoke was seen rising from the area in the morning of today, Monday, coincided with the continued calm in the southern part of the capital, within the ceasefire process in the area which has been in progress for 2 days since the afternoon of Saturday, the 19th of May 2018, while preparations are underway for getting a new batch of the organization out of the aforementioned areas, until all members and their families have come out to the Syrian Desert, where Damascus, its outskirts and surroundings will become completely under the control of the regime forces for the first time since 2012.