Syrian Army Deploys Troops 25 Kilometers West of Al-Tabaqa Airbase

Syrian Army Deploys Troops 25 Kilometers West of Al-Tabaqa Airbase
Mon Jun 6, 2016 19:24:12

Syrian army backed by popular forces and army’s fighter jets have made significant progress in pushing back ISIL terrorists in the Western battlefields of al-Tabaqa airbase in Western Raqqa.

"The Syrian soldiers have driven the ISIL members back from more positions in the Southwestern side of Assad lake and have only 25 kilometers to reach the lake and Al-Tabaqa in the lake's bank," the sources said, adding, "The ISIL has suffered a heavy death toll in the army attacks."

"The Syrian fighter jets have played a crucial role in defeating the ISIL near al-Tabaqa," the sources said.

Earlier reports said that the Syrian Army troops continued to hit the ISIL strongholds in the Western part of Raqqa province hard and captured a main position of the terrorist group only 18 kilometers away from the strategic al-Tabaqa airbase; FNA reported.


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