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Footages Show Syrian Troops Advancing to Center of ISIS Capital of Raqqa

Mon Jun 13, 2016 13:06:01

The Syrian Army captured the Rasafah crossroad after clashing with ISIL militants, in Western Raqqa province. The Rasafah intersection leads directly North to Tabqa Airbase. The Army also seized the adjacent Safaiyeh oil field and its power station.

Also in the West of Raqqa province, the Syrian pro-government forces hit ISIL's defense lines near the villages of Harbiyat and Anbaj in al Tabaqa energy-rich region and continued to push the terrorists back from more positions near al Tabaqa region.

Meanwhile ISIS's Military Positions Destroyed in Syrian Ari Raids in Raqqa.The Syrian air force pounded and destroyed the military positions of the ISIL (ISIS, IS, Daesh and Islamic State) Takfiri terrorists in Raqqa province on Monday.

The Syrian fighter jets annihilated the concentration centers and strongholds of ISIL terrorists near al-Rasafeh energy-rich region in Raqqa province. 

On Sunday, the Syrian army and popular forces continued to push the ISIL back from more positions and restored security to more lands near al-Tabaqa region.

The Syrian army and its allies registered very good records of victories against the ISIL and liberated at least 57 kilometers of Ithriya road to al Rasafeh in Easter Badiyeh (Easter Desert).

Battlefield sources have announced that al-Safih triangle located near al Habbari oilfield is now under the full control of the Syrian army and its allies.

"In relevant developments in the province on Saturday, The Syrian military troops repelled ISIL's attacks on their positions along a road connecting Ithriya in Hama and al-Tabaqa in Raqqa province, inflicting a heavy death toll on the militants."

The Syrian soldiers fended off the ISIL attacks to capture the recently-liberated Syriatel tower, which also claimed the lives of several terrorist.

The ISIL tried to capture the tower to cut the road and bypass the government forces who captured al-Rasafeh crossroad on Friday.

Syriatel tower and its surroundings are under the full control of the army.

The ISIL suffered a heavy death toll in the army's heavy fire, and some of the militants were also captured by the army men.

Also the Syrian Army’s 555th Regiment of the 4th Mechanized Division downed an ISIL reconnaissance drone during their military operations in the Northeastern province of Raqqa.

Sources: FNA & SANA


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