The army men managed to advance against ISIL in a vast region some 45km wide and 60km long in Eastern Homs after purging Ba’ar Atshan, Wadi al-Lawizeh and Tal Shadid regions of terrorists.
The army men further managed to reinvigorate security of a large region between T2 Oil Pumping Station in Southwestern Deir Ezzur and T3 Oil Pumping Station in Eastern Homs and between Humeimeh and al-Wa’ar Dam up to the borders with Iraq.
The strategic Humeimeh and T2 station are now fully safe and secured.
Reports said earlier today that the army men engaged in a tough battle with ISIL in Southeastern Homs in Badiyeh and pushed them back from Damloukh al-Warak, Damalikh al-Warak, Tal al-Kabad, Ba’ar al-Tayariyah and Tal al-Atshan regions.
The army further killed or wounded a number of terrorists and destroyed their weapons.
Field sources said that the army intends to use the newly-captured regions as its first defense line in Syria’s desert.