Syrian Army Nearing Complete Siege on ISIL’s Main Base in Sweida
The army men struck ISIL’s positions in the villages of Shenvan and al-Saqiyeh and captured several hills and valleys in Badiyeh in Northeastern Sweida.
Other units of the army managed to free Malha Cave region and Tal Sanim in al-Kara’a from ISIL.
The army soldiers further advanced and drove ISIL out of al-Hossan region.
Field sources, meantime, reported that other army units advanced against ISIL in the third flank from Souh al-Majidi and Ba’ar Shaman up to East of Tal Asfar towards Khirbet al-Ambashi and al-Habiriyeh.
The sources further pointed to the army’s advances from al-Zalaf towards al-Ruhba region near al-Safa, adding that the army is planning to lay siege on al-Safa region that is supposed to be one of the main bases of the ISIL in Badiyeh.
Reports said earlier today that the army soldiers battled against ISIL East of the village of al-Saqiyeh in Northeastern Sweida and captured several key areas near Taloul al-Safa region.
Other units of the army fought against ISIL East of the village of al-Sabaki and freed more areas.
In the meantime, the army’s artillery and missile units and aircraft pounded ISIL’s positions and movements in Araz al-Kara’a, al-Khatib Farms, Sanim al-Qaraz, East of al-Dayatha, Rabat al-Hossan and Tal Razin that is located 15 to 30 km away from villages in Eastern and Northeastern Sweida, destroying several vehicles, military hardware and killing a number of terrorists.
Also, field sources reported that army forces managed to advance against ISIL in Eastern and Northeastern Badiyeh of Sweida, capturing several positions and hills.