Syrian Warplanes Pound ISIS, Jabhat Al-Nusra Militants in Homs

Syrian Warplanes Pound ISIS, Jabhat Al-Nusra Militants in Homs
Mon Feb 22, 2016 12:16:48

The Syrian air force has destroyed a number of terrorist positions and gathering centers in the country’s northern Homs province, according to FNA.

The airstrikes came as part of an ongoing offensive by the government forces and National Defense units in the eastern part of Homs city, FNA reported. In a parallel development, the government forces flushed out Jabhat al-Nusra militants holed up in the northeastern part of the strategic city.

Also on Sunday, Syrian air force jets destroyed a number of Daesh positions in Homs province inflicting heavy losses on the enemy both in manpower and military hardware.

According to battlefield sources, a number of Jabhat al-Nusra positions in the villages of Tir Ma'ala, al-Jassemiyeh and al-Ghajar and in Talbiseh town were pulverized in a series of airstrikes by Syrian air force jets.

"The Syrian fighter jets also targeted several ISIL vehicles on a road in al-Buseiri area, near Palmyra (Tadmur) highway, killing all terrorists in the vehicles," the reports said.

On Saturday, the Syrian army and air force continued their advances in Homs province killing and wounding scores of militants in fierce clashes on the outskirts of al-Quaryatayn city in the southern part of Homs province, the agency reported citing military sources on the ground, Sputnik reported.

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