By Times Headline Writer
The Syrian army targeted a vehicle of ISIL near the al-Awamid Height close to al-Quaryatayn, killing 70 militants and destroying seven tanks and 12 machinegun-equipped vehicles of the terrorists, leaving over 120 Daesh terrorists dead.
The army’s artillery and missile unis also shelled the positions of al-Nusra Front (recently renamed to Fatah al-Sham Front) in al-Kan mountain in al-Rastan region in Northern Homs. There is still no report on possible casualties.
The resistance forces also targeted Fatah al-Sham’s centres in the village of Sa’an al-Aswad, killing several militants, including their commander Mohammad al-Zahayk Abu Abideh.
Also, the army soldiers repelled terrorists’ offensive against their positions on Salamiyah-Homs road on Thursday, and inflicted heavy loss and damage on the ISIL, Fatah al-Sham and Ahrar al-Sham.
After clashes with a terrorist group which had attacked the Salamiyah-Homs road from al-Ameriyeh, the Syrian army units could ward off their offensive and inflicted heavy losses and injuries on them, forcing the remaining militants to flee towards al-Badiyeh (Desert) region. Moreover, the army forces targeted the ISIL terrorists with artillery fire in Northern al-Mushrefiyeh region in Eastern Homs which killed most of the militants and smashed their military vehicles.
Furthermore, in Northern Homs, the al-Nusra Front’s gathering centers in Tir Ma’alla village came under attack, which destroyed their military vehicles. The Syrian troops also pounded the bases and supply routes of Ahrar al-Sham terrorists in Um Sharshouh village in Northern Homs with artillery fire, blowing up one of the militants’ bases and their military vehicles and killing a large number of them.