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Gov’t Forces Inflict Heavy Defeat on ISIL in Eastern Deserts of Syria

18 September 2018 17:03

The Syrian Army troops continued hunting the remaining pockets of the ISIL in deserts of Homs and Deir Ezzur on Tuesday, imposing control over more areas.

The army men, deployed in Deir Ezzur, managed to advance against ISIL from Haribsheh region along the border with Homs up to al-Tanf energy field in Southern Homs.

Other units of the army managed to advance against ISIL from the village of al-Feizeh to al-Sukhnah in the West.

In the meantime, the army soldiers, deployed in the desert of al-Sukhnah, seized control over al-Rashwaniyeh and al-Tarayem after heavy fighting with terrorists.

A field source said that the army has thus far captured a large region at the borderline between Homs and Deir Ezzur provinces.

On Sunday, the army forces clashed with ISIL in the Eastern deserts of Homs near the al-Sukhnah desert and roads to the border with Iraq, seizing more lands.

The army units drove ISIL out of the villages of al-Nayarah, al-Rashediyeh and al-Sawarem in the depth of the Eastern deserts after imposing heavy casualties on the terrorists.

In the meantime, the country’s Air Force pounded ISIL’s movements along contact lines with the terrorists in al-Sukhnah desert to the border with Iraq, near Aweiraz Dam, in T2 Oil Pumping Station and near Homs border with Deir Ezzur, inflicting major losses on the terrorists.

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