The army men continued to hit ISIL’s defense lines in the Southeastern direction of Jubb al-Jarah region, and imposed control over the villages of Rahoum, Abu Hawadid and al-Faw Shavish.
A military source reported that the army killed a number of terrorists and destroyed their military equipment in the attack, adding that the remaining pockets of the ISIL terrorists fled the battlefield.
The sources further said that only a few villages and heights are under ISIL’s control and the army will end ISIL’s presence in Eastern Homs after liberating the remaining villages and heights.
Reports said earlier today that the army units clashed fiercely with ISIL and managed to impose control over Tal (hill) al-Elam after liberating Um Sahrij region, one of the most important bases of ISIL in Eastern Homs.
Also, the army soldiers hit ISIL’s defense lines in Jubb al-Jarrah and took control over the villages of Rasm al-Tawil and al-Moshirefeh al-Janoubi and several hills and heights, killing and wounding a large number of terrorists and destroying their vehicles and heavy military hardware.