The government troops along with the National Defense Forces (NDF) continued military operations against the ISIL in Eastern Homs and engaged in bloody battle with the terrorists.
The NDF managed to penetrate ISIL defense lines and finally recaptured Point 968 Northwest of Dab’a Al-Mleha and Points 881 and 876 West of Al-Mushirah Al-Janoubiyeh.
The Syrian army killed 20 ISIL terrorists and destroyed five military vehicles of the militants.
In a relevant development on Wednesday, the army soldiers engaged in fierce clashes with the ISIL in al-Shoumeriyeh mountain and took back control over more positions, killing tens of terrorists.
The army units managed to advance 9km in depth and 13km in width against ISIL and managed to take full control over al-Shoumeriyeh, ending their operation in the mountainous region.
Also on Tuesday the army troops, backed up by the country’s Air Force, repelled ISIL’s attack to take back lost positions in al-Shoumeriyeh mountain in Eastern Homs, inflicting heavy casualties on them.
The army soldiers engaged in fierce clashes with ISIL in wheat silos and in the regions of Jabab Ham and Rajm al-Qasr and managed to repel terrorists’ attack after killing and wounding a number of terrorists.
In the meantime, the army aircraft carried out several combat flights over ISIL’s positions, inflicting major losses on the terrorists.