URGENT: Syrian Forces, Allies Launch Quayratayn Liberating Operation in Homs
Military sources announced on Saturday that the Syrian Army, the National Defense Forces (NDF) and Hezbollah fighters, backed up by the Russian air force, launched a large-scale operation to capture the strategic town of Quayratayn form the ISIL in Homs province.
The sources said that the pro-government forces have thus far been vary fast in pushing back the ISIL terrorists from their positions near the villages of Muntar Armilah and Thaniyah, which are located just a few kilometers from Quayratayn.
The Syrian forces are now in full control of the abovementioned villages.
The ISIL has sustained heavy death toll in the army’s operation.
On Monday, the Syrian army and the NDF fighters, backed up by the Russian air force, pushed back ISIL’s fresh troops from Maheen in the Eastern part of Homs and completed their control over the strategic town.
The ISIL suffered heavy death toll in the Syrian forces’ operation, and left behind many dead members and fled the battlefront.
According to the battlefield sources, the Syrian army and its allies are to advance toward Quayratayn town.