Lebanese Hezbollah Fighters Arrive in Homs to Combat ISIL Terrorists
A large number of Hezbollah combatants arrived in Eastern Homs to assist the army to repel ISIL’s attack on T4 airbase and take part in an imminent offensive to recapture the ancient city of Palmyra and energy-rich fields with the back up of the Russian and Syrian fighter jets.
Hezbollah also will face ISIL in order not to approach the towns of al-Quaryatayn and Maheen.
Also the Syrian Air Force carried out several combat flights over ISIL’s positions in the Western and Southwestern directions of the ancient city of Palmyra (Tadmur) in Eastern Homs earlier today, killing 116 militants and wounding many more.
The fighter jets pounded ISIL’s positions in the regions of Abu Kaleh Dam and Qasr al-Hayer, killing 116 terrorists and destroying 12 vehicles, including bomb-laden ones.
The Syrian state news agency reported that over 70 ISIL militants were killed in air raid in Albu Kaleh and several rocket launchers and machinegun-equipped vehicles were destroyed.
In the meantime, over 46 ISIL fighters were killed and seven machinegun-equipped vehicles and five bomb-laden suicide cars were destroyed in army aircraft’s raid in Qasr al-Hayer, the agency added.
The Syrian army troops for their part targeted ISIL’s positions near al-Katibeh al-Mahjoureh.