The Syrian army forces continued anti-terrorism operations in Eastern Homs and targeted ISIL’s positions near the ancient city of Palmyra (Tadmur), inflicting heavy casualties and damages on the militants.
The Syrian army units, supported by the artillery and missile fire, pounded the ISIL’s moves and gathering centers near Tadmur, al-Bayarat, Jazal, Western Qasr al-Hayyar and Abu Kala dam in Eastern Homs on Thursday.
During the operations, over 50 terrorists were killed and 9 of their military vehicles and 2 artillery systems were smashed.
The Syrian army troops and air force targeted ISIL’s concentration centers and gatherings in the ancient city of Palmyra and its outskirts also on Wednesday, inflicting more than a dozen casualties on the terrorists.
The army men targeted the positions and movements of ISIL East of the Fourth Station and in Ba’ar al-Fawa’erah region West of Tadmur, killing over 13 militants and wounding several more.
The army aircraft also pounded ISIL’s positions and movements in the city of Palmyra and nearby areas, in Badiyeh al-Qarbi (the Western Desert), the Fourth Station and the villages of al-Tiyas and Sharifeh in Eastern Homs, leaving a number of militants dead and their military vehicles, canons and rocket launchers destroyed.
Also, the army men stormed ISIL’s gatherings in the villages of Habreh al-Sharqi, Habreh al-Qarbi, Rasm Hamideh, Jubb Habal, Abu Qatour, Unq al-Hawa, Abu Hawadid, Jubb Hamad and Sharifeh on Tuesday, killing or wounding a large number of militants.
In the meantime, the army troops targeted a gathering of Fatah al-Sham’s commanders near al-Rastan town, killing and wounding several commanders.