Tens of ISIL Terrorists Killed as Syrian Army Advances in Eastern Homs
The army forces continued to advance in Eastern Homs on Thursday and won back control of two villages of Tal Shahab and al-Laj in the Eastern parts of Job al-Jarah.
They also killed 20 terrorists during the clashes and wounded 13 others, smashing several of their military vehicles and equipment.
In a relevant development on Wednesday, the Syrian Army troops pushed ISIL back from two more key regions in Eastern Homs, expanding the range of their advances against terrorists in the Central part of the war-hit country.
The army soldiers took control over the villages of al-Jaberiyeh and Baraqa al-Nashmeh North of the village of Um al-Rish.
A military source said that the army men have gained military control over the villages of al-Wazihi and Tuweineh after capturing al-Jaberiyeh and Baraqa al-Nashmeh, adding that the army has kicked off fresh operations to liberate al-Wazihi and Tuweineh.
Also on Wednesday, the Syrian Army troops pushed ISIL back from more regions in Eastern Hama, inching closer to the recapture of the entire border regions between Hama and Homs provinces, military sources confirmed.
The sources said that the army soldiers engaged in a tough battle with ISIL in Eastern Hama and imposed full control over the village of Abu Dali al-Sharqi.
In the meantime, a field commander said that the army has made a buffer zone between Eastern Hama and a large part of the triangle of Shoumeriyeh-Jubb al-Jarah-Mount Sha’er in Eastern Homs following its advances against ISIL in the last two days.
The commander further said that the army men have seized control over 30 villages and settlements with almost 1,000sq/km of area in their operation that they started from Sha’er region in Eastern Homs towards the village of al-Faseda in Eastern Hama.