Eastern Homs: Syrian Army Wins More Key Areas



The Syrian army and popular forces took full control over the strategic regions in the Eastern part of Homs province.

The army units established full control over Heights 849, 850 in the direction of al-Hazem al-Thani and Height 876 in al-Ramila direction to the Northwest of the town of Quaryatayn.

In a relevant development on Sunday, the Syrian army and the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement were preparing to attack the terrorists’ military positions in Quaryatayn which overlooks al-Qalamoun area in Damascus countryside.

The army units were ready to attack the terrorists’ positions in Quaryatayn as the Syrian army and popular forces have cut the terrorists’ supply routes to the ancient city of Palmyra which is also located in Eastern Homs.

Meantime, the Syrian army’s artillery units heavily pounded the terrorists’ positions in Quaryatayn.

On March 23, battlefield sources announced that the Syrian Army’s 11th Division and 3rd Division had secured all hills around al-Quaraytayn city.

In a relevant development on Saturday, the Syrian army and popular forces managed to take full control of a major supply line to the West and Southwest of Palmyra city.

The army units took full control of ISIL’s Quaryatayn-Palmyra supply route in a bid to prevent flow of supplies to the ISIL terrorists in the Western and Southwestern parts of Palmyra.

The ISIL’s logistic and supply routes from the West and Southwestern parts of Palmyra are disconnected now.

The Syrian army also managed to disconnect Quaryatayn and Palmyra from each other by taking full control over the Quaryatayn-Palmyra highway.

On Friday, the Syrian government forces and Desert Falcons fighters gained control over a strategically important height near Palmyra.

The Syrian Army and Desert Falcons on Friday won another battle in Eastern Homs after hours of fierce clashes with the ISIL Takfiri terrorists.

The Syrian soldiers and their allies have pushed back the Takfiri terrorists in the region near the ancient city of Palmyra, and captured the Qalaat Fakhr ad-Din al-Maani Castle, known as the “Palmyra Castle”.

The Syrian army soldiers and their allies have kept on marching on militant-held regions in Eastern Homs province in recent days to capture the strategic city of Palmyra which has been under the control of the ISIL since May 2015.

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