Syrian troops capture major eastern Ghouta town

Syrian troops capture major eastern Ghouta town
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In Syria, government forces have captured the town of Kafr Batna and large parts of nearby Saqba in eastern Ghouta .

The new push by the government forces has squeezed the rebels in a small corner.

The capture of Kafr Batna and Saqba is a major blow to the rebels since they were among their largest strongholds in the area. APP/AFP

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