Homs: Syrian Soldiers Continue to Advance against ISIL towards Deir Ezzur
The pro-government forces resumed their military operation in the Eastern countryside of Palmyra in Homs province, hitting ISIL’ positions along the main road to the key town of al-Sukhnah.
According to reports, the Syrian Army, backed by the Russian Air Force, managed to recapture several points in the region.
Arm generals underline the strategic importance of al-Sukhnah, and say the army forces will soon intensify their attacks on ISIL to drive them out of al-Sukhnah and move towards Deir Ezzur.
Relevant reports said on Thursday that the army troops continued anti-ISIL military operations in Eastern Homs, regaining control over several points and inching closer to the strategic region of Arak.
The army soldiers retook control of several hills overlooking Arak region in Northeastern Palmyra (Tadmur) after heavy clashes with ISIL terrorists.
The army units also continued to advance in Southeastern Palmyra, and seized back control of Montaj Znobia region in the Eastern parts of al-Sukri mines, 4km away from Palmyra.
Meantime, the Syrian soldiers liberated Tal al-Fara region in Eastern al-Sawanah in the Eastern parts of Homs after fierce clashes with ISIL terrorists.
Also, the Syrian fighter jets pounded the ISIL moves in al-Talileh region and the Southern parts of it as well as Be’r al-Badi’e in Eastern Homs.
Also, the Syrian fighter jets pounded terrorists’ movements in al-Talileh region and areas to its South as well as Be’r al-Badi’e in Eastern Homs.
A military source referred to the army’s advance in Eastern Homs, and said the Syrian soldiers killed tens of ISIL terrorists during these clashes and destroyed their military equipment.