The Syrian army troops managed to take control of Abu Hariraq village West of Toutah village on Monday.
The engineering units also immediately started their mop-up operations to establish their presence and reinvigorate their defense lines.
In a relevant development earlier on Monday, the Syrian Army troops stormed the ISIL’s positions in Northeastern Hama and pushed ISIL back from one more key village.
The army men beat the ISIL back from the village of Hajileh following fierce clashes with terrorists.
Also, the army’s artillery units pounded the positions of Al-Nusra Front (Tahrir al-Sham Hay’at or the Levant Liberation Board) in al-Satahiyat region in Hama province, killing a number of terrorists and destroying their military equipment.
Relevant reports said on Sunday that the army units won back two more villages from ISIL in Northeastern Hama as government troops were expanding the security zone around the newly-freed Abu al-Dhohour airbase in Southeastern Idlib.
The terrorists retreated from the villages of Totah and Ainq Bajereh North of al-Sa’an region after heavy fighting with the army.