The source said that the terrorist groups’ snipers and machineguns deployed in Northern and Northwestern Homs targeted the army positions in Jabourin region, South of the town of Talbiseh, close to the town of al-Qantou and in Hawsh Hajo region for the third day in a row, violating the ceasefire in de-escalation zone.
The source said that the army men engaged in fierce clashes with the violators of the truce.
In the meantime, the artillery units opened heavy fire at terrorists’ positions in the battlefield, killing or wounding a number of terrorists and destroying their positions and equipment.
Relevant reports said on Monday that the army men engaged in a tough battle with ISIL in the Southern direction of Humeimeh region in Southeastern Homs.
Also, the army aircraft bombed heavily ISIL’s positions in Humeimeh region and near al-Sukhnah Badiyeh (desert), killing and wounding a number of terrorists and destroying their military equipment.
In the meantime, terrorist groups violated the de-escalation zone agreement and pounded the positions of the army close to the towns of Tir Ma’ala and al-Qantou.
The army’s artillery units, meantime, retaliated the violation of ceasefire and targeted terrorists’ positions in the region, killing and wounding a number of militants.