Syria in Last 24 Hours: Army Repels Terrorists’ Attack on Gov’t Positions in Homs
The terrorists tried to capture the government forces’ positions in the Northern part of Homs, but their attack was fended off by the strong defense of the Syrian military men.
Meantime, the Syrian army and popular forces continued their military advances in other parts of Syria, including Hama and Hama, over the past 24 hours.
Tens of terrorists were killed and dozens more were injured during the Syrian army’s operations in other provinces across Syria.
The Syrian army units fended off attacks by the terrorists on several military locations from the direction of Jawalak-Power Station Sanisel in Northern Homs.
Members of a terrorist group tried to penetrate into an army military position East of the village of Um al-Tababir from the direction of the village of Jabajeb in the Eastern countryside of Homs.
An army report said all the terrorists were killed.
Elsewhere, several terrorists were killed and wounded in separate clashes with the Syrian army troops in Northern Homs.
In a relevant development earlier on Friday, the Syrian army continued its military operations in Homs, and took control of more strategic regions in the province.
The army units captured Zahr Abah region East of Arak village, some 10 kilometers to the East of Homs.
The Syrian air force also pounded ISIL’s military positions in Rasm al-Tavil and Jub Habal in Eastern Homs.
The Syrian fighter jets also hit hard ISIL’s military positions in Abu al-Tababir, Abu Fatur, Jub Habal and Rams al-Vatil in Eastern Homs, destroying a number of their military vehicles.
The Syrian troops killed a large number of ISIL terrorists and destroyed their military vehicles in their advances in Eastern Homs.
The Syrian army units repelled an attack by the terrorists on the government’s military positions in Southern Aleppo.
The terrorists attacked the Syrian army’s military positions from the direction of al-Qiqan region towards the military positions in Assan and Ain Assan in Southern Aleppo.
The Syrian army killed 10 terrorists and destroyed their military vehicles in the battle which lasted four hours.
The Syrian air force launched several airstrikes on ISIL’s military positions in the villages of al-Janineh, al-Hosseiniya, Ayash, al-Baqilieh, al-Sana’eh, Hamidieh, Khasarat, al-Kanamat and the surrounding areas of Panorama region which resulted in the death and injury of a large number of terrorists.
The Syrian army units engaged in sporadic clashes with the ISIL in the Western countryside of the city of Deir Ezzur, killing at least nine terrorists and injuring many more.
The Syrian army’s artillery units also hit hard ISIL’s military positions in near Panorama region and square as well as al-Amal district and al-Baqilieh village in the Western countryside of Deir Ezzur.
During the Syria fighter jets’ air raids on ISIL’s military positions and movements in the villages of Ayash, al-Janineh, al-Hasan, and the surrounding areas of al-Savameh in Deir Ezzur-Hasaka road several ISIL terrorists, including 4 foreign militants, were killed.
Meantime, the Syria army warded off ISIL’s terrorist attack on Fou’ad Cinema street, and killed a number of terrorists.
The Syrian fighter jets pounded the terrorists’ military positions in al-Mal-Aqrib-Kafr Nasej triangle region in Northern Dara’a near the administrative border with Quneitra province.
The Syrian army tried to prevent a terrorist group from entering a military region in Northern Quneitra.
The terrorists sustained heavy losses during the army’s offensives.
The Syrian army continued to push terrorists back from more regions in Dara’a, and killed a senior commander of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) in clashes on Wednesday.
The army units advanced deep into the Dara’a Al-Balad camp and captured the school complex and gas station of the camp after heavy clashes with Al-Nusra Front (also known as Fatah al-Sham Front or the Levant Liberation Board) terrorists.
Meantime, the Syrian air force also heavily pounded the terrorists’ military positions in Dara’a al-Balad and al-Atisheh.
Commander of Tahrir Houran Brigade affiliated to the Free Syrian Army Issa al-Mosalemeh was killed in clashes with the army.
A military source pointed to the Syrian army’s strategic advances in Dara’a and dominance over the air defense battalion and Tal al-Thalileh, and said that if the Syrian army reinforces its positions in these two areas and advances towards the borders with Jordan, it will be able to disconnect the Western and Northwestern parts of Dara’a from the Eastern and Northeastern parts of the province and lay siege on the terrorists from every direction.
The source also said that if the Syrian army reinforces its positions at the air defense battalion, Dara’a al-Balad and al-Monshiyeh will also be liberated.