The army units launched special operations in the Eastern parts of Homs province, killing a number of ISIL terrorists in the areas of al-Bareda , Talet Ayed al-Hassoun.
They also destroyed five military vehicles in Rihoum village.
The army troops also smashed the military vehicles of the al-Nusra terrorists and killed a number of Takfiri militants in an artillery attack on their positions in Um Sharshouh village and North of Tal Abu al-Sanabel (hill) North of Homs city.
The terrorists’ gathering centers and fortifications were also targeted by the Syrian soldiers in al-Houleh area.
In a relevant development in the province on Monday, the Syrian army forces continued advances to establish more security in the recently-liberated ancient city of Palmyra (Tadmur) and drove the ISIL terrorists out of another strategic region.
The army soldiers engaged in heavy clashes with the ISIL militants in the Eastern parts of Homs, killing and wounding a large number of them.
They could push back the terrorists from al-Talileh mountains in the Southeastern parts of Palmyra and retook control of strategic area.
The army has been trying to stretch its chain of security around the ancient city of Palmyra in recent days.
The army soldiers liberated the mountains on the Northern side of al-Mazar mountain in their operations near Palmyra on Sunday.
The army troops could also win fire control over al-Heram mountain.
The Syrian army has advanced in vast areas in Palmyra region in recent days and seized al-Mazar and al-Mustadireh mountains and adjacent areas.