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Syrian Army Ending Mop-Up Operation in Eastern Homs



The Syrian army continued its military operations against ISIL in the Eastern outskirts of Homs and came close to imposing full control over the entire region.

The army units intensified their military operations against ISIL in Eastern Homs and advanced further East of Sha’er Mountain and took control of several points.

The Syrian army also regained control over several regions North and West of Balas mountains in Eastern Homs.

The army troops killed several ISIL terrorists in the operation and destroyed their military positions and equipment.

In a relevant development on Monday, the Syrian Army soldiers drove ISIL terrorists out of more positions in an energy field region after hours of heavy fighting in Eastern Homs in their push towards Deir Ezzur.

The army men stormed ISIL’s defense lines in surrounding of the recently-liberated town of al-Sukhnah and managed to free a gas field 5km far away al-Sukhnah along the road to Deir Ezzur.

In the meantime, other units of the army engaged in fierce clashes with ISIL near the captured gas field and took control of several hills and houses 3km away from the gas field.

Relevant reports said on Saturday that the army soldiers managed to prevail over terrorists’ defense lines and entered the town of Humeimeh from the Southern and Central directions, inflicting heavy casualties on the militants.

Field reports said that the army units are advancing against ISIL in the Northern part of the town.

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