The army men pushed ISIL back from Um Madoukh region Northwest of Toloul al-Safa in the Eastern Badiyeh of Sweida that is located in Southern Damascus.
In the meantime, the army’s artillery and missile units opened heavy fire at ISIL’s movements Southwest of Toloul al-Safa, destroying two heavy military vehicles of the terrorists.
Local sources, meantime, said that the army men exchanged fire with a group of ISIL terrorists and repelled their attack that was aimed at breaking the siege on the terrorists in Toloul al-Safa.
ISIL suffered heavy casualties in the failed attack and pulled back the remaining pockets of its militants from the battlefield.
Reports said earlier today that the army men pushed ISIL back from Minqar Rahbah, Rahbah and Hawi Hossein regions in Badiyeh.
In the meantime, the army’s artillery and missile units pounded ISIL’s positions and developments in a region in the Eastern Badiyeh, destroying their strongholds and killing a number of them.
Also, other units of the army carried out an ambush operation in Qabr Sheikh Hossein in Badiyeh, inflicting heavy casualties on a group of ISIL terrorists and capturing several more.
The army has tightened noose on ISIL following its recent advances in Badiyeh.