Syria in Last 24 Hours: Army Inflicts Heavy Losses on Terrorists in Homs Province
The terrorists in Homs province sustained heavy losses in tough battle with the Syrian army.
The Syrian army also continued its advances in other key provinces across Syria.
The Syrian Armed forces targeted terrorist groups’ positions in Southeastern and Northern Homs on Tuesday, inflicting major losses on the militants.
The army soldiers exchanged fire with the ISIL in the Southeastern desert of Homs and in regions near the village of al-Ma’eizelah and the T2 Oil Pumping Station.
Also, the army’s artillery units and aircraft bombed heavily ISIL’s positions in Southeastern Homs, destroying the entire positions, vehicles and military equipment.
In the meantime, the army’s missile units targeted the terrorist groups’ positions and destroyed their missile launchers after the terrorists’ missile units violated ceasefire and shelled the army’s strongholds West of the town of Talbiseh, al-Sa’an and in regions near the villages of al-Mashrou’a and Qani al-Asi.
Relevant reports said that the army troops warded off ISIL’s large-scale attack on pro-government forces’ positions in a region between the provinces of Deir Ezzur and Homs.
The army men exchanged heavy fire with ISIL in regions near the T2 Oil Pumping Station in Southwestern Deir Ezzur and al-Ma’eizileh in Southeastern Homs and managed to fend off their heavy attack.
The army men killed a number of terrorists and destroyed their military equipment.
The Syrian Army troops drove the Al-Nusra Front (Tahrir al-Sham Hay’at or the Levant Liberation Board) out of a small town and its farms in Northeastern Hama on Tuesday in their push towards Southeastern Idlib to free Abu al-Dhohour airbase.
The army men stormed the Al-Nusra strongholds in Northeastern Hama and captured the town of Roweiza and its nearby farms Norht of Qasr Ali region, paving the way for faster advances towards Abu al-Dhohour base in Southeastern Idlib.
In the meantime, the Syrian Air Force carried out several combat flights over the Al-Nusra positions in regions close to the towns and villages of al-Mosheirefeh, al-Latamina and its outskirts, al-Rahjan, Abu Dali, North of Morek and Halfaya in Northern Hama, killing a large number of terrorists.
Earlier reports said that the army men stormed the positions of Al-Nusra in a region between al-Zalaqiyat and Zalin in Northern Hama, killing 30 terrorists and wounding several more.
Also, the army’s artillery units and aircraft pounded Al-Nusra’s positions and their vehicles that were escaping the battlefield via a road near the village of al-Zakah and closed to the small towns of al-Latamina and Kafr Zita in Southern Idlib, destroying two command centers, two tanks and several military vehicles.
In the meantime, a field source reported that the army men recaptured the entire positions they lost to terrorists in Northern Hama, inflicting major losses on the militants.
The Syrian Army troops pushed the Al-Nusra back from another strategic height in Southwestern Damascus, deploying close to the terrorists’ key bastion in the region, well-informed sources said Tuesday.
The sources said that the army men, backed up by the artillery and missile units, launched a major offensive on the Al-Nusra in Southwestern Damascus and captured the strategic Marwan hill, deploying only 500 meters away from the small town of Mughur al-Mir that is the main strongholds of Al-Nusra in Western Ghouta.
They went on to say that the army is resolved to purge Beit Jinn and Mughur al-Mir regions of terrorists after Al-Nusra rejected the army’s conditions to deliver the two regions to the government forces without clashes.