TEHRAN (defapress)- The Syrian Army troops and popular forces continued to drive ISIL out of more regions in Eastern Homs on Saturday in spite of the terrorist group's heavy suicide attacks on pro-government forces.
News ID: 65881
Publish Date: 09September 2017 - 17:46
The Syrian Army and the National Defense Forces (NDF) recaptured
more regions East of the highly-strategic crossroad town of Jubb al-Jarrah from
ISIL who carried several suicide attacks on the government forces' strongholds
in the battlefield.
In the meantime, the army men imposed control over the
villages of Um Shaj and Khirbet al-Sab'ah in Eastern Homs after their victories
against ISIL on Friday.
The army soldiers also captured the villages of Um Sahrij,
al-Harash, Alam al-Sharqi, Khirbet Jubb Habal and Khirbet al-Heiwaniyeh Berif
in Eastern Homs.
ISIL suffered heavy casualties in the clashes.
Reports said earlier today that the army men engaged in
fierce clashes with ISIL Southeast of Jubb al–Jarrah and captured the villages
of Abu Qatour, Abu Liyeh and Jubb Habal.
Over 20 ISIL terrorists were killed in several-hour long
clashes with the army.
Furthermore, the army's artillery and missile units targeted
ISIL militants as they were retreating from the newly secured towns and
The army units also pushed ISIL back from the villages of
al-Moshirfeh, Rasm al-Saba, Mazar al-Sayyad, Habra al-Sharqi East of Um
al-Jom'ah Southeast of Jubb al-Jarrah, leaving over 25 terrorists dead and
forcing their remaining pockets to retreat from the battlefield.
ISIL is experiencing a total military collapse in the face
of the Syrian Army and popular forces at both the Northern (Eastern Hama) and
Southern (North-central Homs) flanks of Central Syria.