The army continues advancing in the eastern countryside of Homs, establishing control over more areas

Provinces, SANA –The Army and Armed Forces units carried out intensive operations targeting ISIS in Homs and Deir Ezzor, establishing control over new areas.


The army units expanded their control along the axis of al-Baiarat area in the framework of the continued military operations against ISIS terrorist organization in the eastern countryside of Homs.

SANA reporter said that army units, in cooperation with the supporting forces, carried out a swift operation in which they assumed control of the villages of al-Beida al-Sharqiyeh and al-Beida al-Gharbiyeh to the east of the 4th Station in the direction of al-Baiarat.

The reporter added that the operation resulted in eliminating the last gathering of ISIS remaining the area and destroying a number of vehicles, while tens of ISIS terrorists fled away towards al-Badia (desert).

The reporter noted that army units also killed a number of ISIS terrorists and destroyed their vehicles in the direction of al-Mahr oil field in the northwestern countryside of Tadmur (Palmyra).

Deir Ezzor

A unit of the Syrian army targeted ISIS terrorists in al-Makabbat area, south of Deir Ezzor city, with a rocket fire, killing many of them and destroying a vehicle equipped with a heavy gun machine.

A military source told sANA that the army units thwarted ISIS terrorists’ attack in al-Maqaber (the Cemeteries) area and in the surroundings of Liwa’a al-Ta’amin in Deir Ezzor Province, inflicting heavy losses upon them.

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