The army’s artillery units and aircraft targeted al-Nusra’s positions and movements in Deri Foul, Kafr Laha, Tal (hill) Zahab, Taldu and Aqrab in al-Houleh region, destroying a number of Nusra command centers.
A large number of terrorists were killed and several vehicles were destroyed in the armed forces’ attacks.
In relevant developments in the province on Friday, that army troops and the Lebanese Hezbollah fighters struck jointly ISIL’s concentration centers in a key gas field to the West of the ancient terrorist-held city of Palmyra (Tadmur), driving terrorists out of more positions.
The army men and Hezbollah combatants, Backed up by Russian fighter jets, struck ISIL’s defense lines in the Hayan gas field from the Western flank of the site in the vast Syrian Desert around 3:00 A.M. (Damascus Time), forcing the latter to withdraw from several points in order to avoid being overrun.
In the meantime, the Syrian warplanes carried out four combat flights over the positions of Al-Nusra Front in al-Rastan in Northern Homs, inflicting major losses on the militants.