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Al-Nusra Suffers Heavy Casualties against Syrian Army

16 February 2017 7:49

 

Syrian Army troops fended off a joint offensive of the Al-Nusra Front (recently renamed to Fatah al-Sham Front) and other terrorist groups in the Central part of Homs province, killing and wounding over 60 militants in several hours of clashes.

Al-Nusra and its allied terrorist groups stormed the positions of the government forces from the towns of Ein al-Hossein Janboul and al-Amiriyeh in Central Homs to capture the town of Ein al-Dananir and reach the key village of al-Moshrefeh, but the army soldiers repelled their offensive, killing over 15 militants.

The army men targeted terrorists’ missile launchers near the town of Ein al-Dananir, destroying all of them. The army reports said its units have killed or wounded some 50 militants during the artillery attack on terrorists’ missile launchers.

Reports said earlier today that Syrian Army troops continued to advance against ISIL and managed to take control of another strategic position West of the newly-liberated Hayan oilfield.

The army men stormed ISIL’s defense lines and drove terrorists out of Jahar station in energy-rich regions in Eastern Homs.

The ISIL left behind a number of dead members and fled the battlefield towards al-Abar region, battlefield reports said.

According to the reports, ISIL’s military hardware also sustained major damage in the attack.

In the meantime, the army soldiers targeted the positions of Al-Nusra Front along the road connecting al-Qantou to al-Halmouz Southeast of the village of Jabourin, killing a number of terrorists.

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