Syrian Army Wins Back More Territories in Energy-Rich Regions
The army men engaged in fierce clashes with ISIL Northeast of the newly-liberated city of Palmyra (Tadmur) and pushed the terrorists back from the strategic region of al-Sawameh along the road to Arak oilfield.
In the meantime, the army soldiers took back al-Qabab region North of Tal (hill) al-Ameriyeh and Palmyra from ISIL.
A military source said, meantime, that the army’s control over the Northeastern and Southern fronts, Sabkhat al-Mouh, power convertor station, al-Kaziyeh and Maktab al-Dowar Southeast of Palmyra, will restore more security to the ancient city.
The source further added that a large number of ISIL terrorists were killed and a number of its vehicles equipped with heavy machinegunswere destroyed in the army attacks, including a vehicle with license plate number registered in Saudi Arabia.
On Monday, the army troops targeted heavily a long military column of ISIL terrorists East of the newly-liberated city of Palmyra en route to Deir Ezzur, inflicting heavy damage on the terrorists’ convoy.
The army units targeted ISIL’s military convoy of vehicles that were retreating from the Eastern direction of Palmyra towards the terrorist-held regions in Deir Ezzur province, destroying several vehicles and killing or wounding their crew.
In the meantime, the Syrian Air Force carried out several combat flights over ISIL’s positions in Arak village and near the Third Station in Eastern Homs.
Also, the army soldiers continued to attack ISIL’s positons from Palmyra’s military airport towards Bayarat al-Sharqi and engaged in fierce clashes with them on a road between Palmyra and al-Sukhnah town, killing and wounding a number of terrorists.
Elsewhere in the province, the army men targeted badly the terrorists’ positions and concentration centers in Tal Zahab settlement in al-Houleh plain and in al-Qantou town.