The Syrian Army ad Hezbollah fighters launched another big attack against ISIL East of Al-Sukhnah in a bid to retake the points along the Deir Ezzur Highway.
According to a Syrian military source in Damascus, the Syrian Army and their allies killed scores of ISIL terrorists, and retook several points that were lost to the terrorist group near al-Sukhnah last week.
The Russian attack choppers also joined the battle to deliver several strikes against the terrorists.
The Syrian military and their allies are still on the offensive at the moment; however, some forces may be redirected to Southeastern Homs, where ISIL is currently attempting to capture the strategic air defense base near Muhasah.
In a relevant development on Wednesday, the army men engaged in a tough battle with ISIL in Humeimeh region in Eastern Homs, killing and wounding a large number of the terrorists.
Also, the army aircraft pounded ISIL’s strongholds in Humeimeh region, al-Mo’ayzelah dam, T2 Gas Pumping Station and along a region expanded between borders of Deir Ezzur and Homs Eastern Badiyeh (desert), killing or wounding tens of terrorists and destroying their position and military equipment.