According to an unconfirmed report, some British military personnel are captured in an operation in Eastern Ghouta outside Syria's capital.

Lebanon-based al-Mayadeen TV Moscow Correspondent claimed that based on leaked report, this soldiers are among those who were captured in Eastern Ghouta.

Eastern Ghouta, a besieged area on the outskirts of Damascus which is home to some 400,000 people, has witnessed deadly violence over the past few months, with foreign-sponsored militants launching mortar attacks on the Syrian capital in the face of an imminent humiliating defeat.

Syria has been gripped by foreign-backed militancy since March 2011. The Syrian government says the Israeli regime and its Western and regional allies are aiding Takfiri militant groups that are wreaking havoc in the country.