The army’s latest advance in Aleppo province was made after heavy clashes with the terrorist groups in the region.Military sources said on Thursday that tens of terrorists were killed and several others were injured in the battle.
The Syrian army killed tens of Takfiri terrorists in a counter-offensive on the ISIL on Ithrya-Khanaser road on Wednesday.
The army’s counter-offensive came after the ISIL tried to attack the army units’ military positions along Ithrya-Khanaser road.
Heavy clashes are still underway in the surrounding areas of Khanaser town.
According to field sources, over 100 terrorists have been killed in the fierce clashes with the Syrian army and popular forces.
In Southeast Aleppo, reports said on Wednesday that the ISIL militants left behind scores of their dead and wounded members and fled their strongholds near two key heights under the heavy offensives of the Syrian army and popular forces, FNA reports.
The Syrian army and the National Defense Forces continued to push the Daesh terrorists back from their positions along the main supplying route of the government forces from Hama to Aleppo near the strategic town of Khanaser and imposed full control over the Tal Syriatel and Talal al-Sharghiyeh and their surroundings.
The government forces have started to fortify the newly-gained lands.
The Syrian army and its allies have repelled several ISIL attacks to break through the government forces’ lines of defense near Khanaser.