The Damascus Army troops engaged in heavy clashes with the ISIL terrorists in Palmyra desert, killing and wounding a large number of militants.
The army troops also pounded the terrorists’ movements in Palmyra, and destroyed several hideouts and military vehicles carrying heavy weaponry.
A large amount of terrorists’ military equipment, including mortars, missile-launchers, RPGs, machineguns, ammunition and medicine were also destroyed in the Syrian Army attacks.
In a relevant development earlier this month, the Syrian Army fended off an attack by an ISIL group near Palmyra, and killed all invading militants.
The Syrian Army in an ambush operation engaged in heavy clashes with the ISIL terrorists who had penetrated into Wadi al-Sahil region Southeast of al-Sukhna near Palmyra in Eastern Homs.
A battlefield source, meantime, said that the Syrian troops killed all the terrorists after destroying their vehicles and military equipment.
In a relevant development in late January, the Syrian Army heavily pounded the terrorists’ movements and positions in Badiya (desert) region, including Avirez Dam, Humeimem and along the border regions with Deir Ezzur province in Eastern Homs.
Field sources also reported that the Syrian Army destroyed several terrorists’ targets, killing and wounding a large number of them.
The sources also said that the Syrian Army engaged in heavy clashes with the ISIL terrorists in the Northeastern part of Jabal al-Gharb in Eastern desert of Palmyra, killing and wounding a number of militants as well as destroying their military equipment.