More ISIL Terrorists Surrender to Syrian Army at Border with Lebanon


A ten-member group of ISIL terrorists surrendered to the Syrian Army troops and the Lebanese Hezbollah in the Wester Qalamoun region at border with Lebanon, military sources confirmed on Friday.

The sources said that the ISIL terrorists surrendered to the army men and Hezbollah fighters after the pro-government forces surrounded a terrorist platoon in the Western Qalamoun region.

The sources added that the militants will face prosecution in accordance with military law.

In the meantime, the Syrian pro-government forces captured the Ra’as al-Shahout crossing and all neighboring hilltops after clashing with a group of ISIL terrorists.

Relevant reports said on Thursday that the army and Hezbollah forces, supported by artillery and missile fire, continued clashes against ISIL in the Southern parts of Western Qalamoun, seizing control of Wadi al-Maqareh Kabir and Wadi al-Maqareh Saqir heights as well as the Ra’s al-Shahout passageway from the heights overlooking Syria’s town of Qarah to the heights overlooking the town of Arsal in Lebanon.

They also managed to capture al-Mahabes, Ako and al-Bahasat hills and imposed control over the al-Mal and Shobat al-Rad crossings near Faliteh al-Jarajeer region.

Meantime, the Lebanese army which has stabilized its positions in all liberated areas is preparing for the fourth phase of military operations against the terrorists in the bordering heights with Syria. The engineering units of the Lebanese army have also cleansed these areas of bombs and mines.

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