The army engaged in fresh round of clashes with ISIL in Humeimeh desert and advanced against terrorists in al-Heil oilfield.
A military source said that the army men’s clashes with ISIL in al-Heil oilfield, Northeast of Arak and Southeast of Palmyra city were very fierce.
The source further added that a large number of terrorists were killed or wounded in the clashes.
He went on to say that the army forces seized control over the key heights overlooking al-Heil oilfield and the third power plant that are important positions for military back up.
The source underlined that ISIL’s movements and supply lines are now under the control of the army in the Northern direction of the third power station and West of al-Heil oilfield.
In the meantime, the Syrian fighter jets carried out several combat flights over ISIL-held regions in the town of al-Sukhnah and the village of al-Tibeh in Eastern Homs, destroying all the targets.
Relevant reports said on Tuesday that the army soldiers engaged in fierce clashes with terrorists in the Depth of Syria’s Badiyeh near the road that connects the town of Arak to al-Heil oilfield and pushed the terrorists back from several hills overlooking North of the third oil pump station up to Qarah al-Maska hill East of the ancient city of Palmyra (Tadmur).
In the meantime, the army men clashed fiercely with ISIL and captured several heights and a hill overlooking Tal (hill) al-Ramamin West of al-Heil oilfield.
A military source, meanwhile, said that ISIL suffered heavy casualties and its military hardware sustained major damage in the attacks.