The Syrian army seized strategic hills around the village of Maheen in Homs province on Saturday as it continues the move to besiege the militants in the village.
Syrian army took full control over the hills around the village of Maheen in Homs countryside.
Earlier reports said Syrian Army and popular forces pushed back ISIL terrorists from areas surrounding the militant-held town of Maheen and captured the vitally important Tal Hazim al-Thalatha region on Saturday.
Joint operation of the Syrian army and National Defense Forces (NDF) against the defense lines of the ISIL militants in the outskirts of Maheen ended in liberation of the strategic hilltop of Tal Hazim al-Thalatha.
The pro-government forces killed many terrorists and destroyed their military grid in their operation.