The army soldiers deployed in al-Boshra mountain engaged in fierce clashes with ISIL in the Southern part of Badiyeh (desert) al-Sham and imposed control over most heights along the banks of the Euphrates River.
In the meantime, the army units entered the village of Shanan in a region between the towns of al-Akireshi and Ma’adan along the Raqqa-Deir Ezzur.
The army men also laid siege on the town of Ma’adan that is the last ISIL stronghold South-East of Raqqa province.
The army units also pushed ISIL back from the village of al-Dalheh after hours of non-stop clashes with ISIL.
In the meantime, the Syrian Air Force pounded ISIL’s positions in Ma’adan, Zour Shemr and al-Khamissiyeh regions to open way for the ground forces towards Deri Ezzur.
Relevant reports said on Monday that the army men deployed in al-Sabkhawi region stormed ISIL’s positions and drove them out of the village of al-Salam al-Alaykom and its surrounding regions.
The ISIL suffered heavy casualties and its military hardware sustained major damage in the attack.
The army men are to end ISIL’s presence in Raqqa and move towards Deir Ezzur.