Syrian Army Recapture Key Oil Field in East Homs

Syrian Army Recapture Key Oil Field in East Homs
Sun Oct 23, 2016 11:48:00

ISIS conducted another attack in the northeastern countryside of the Homs Governorate on Saturday, targeting the strategic Al-Mahr Oil Field near the Sawwanah Hill.

ISIS began their assault by targeting the checkpoints outside of the Al-Mahr Oil Field.With ISIS at the doorsteps of the Al-Mahr OIl Field, the Syrian Armed Forces quickly regrouped and launched a counter-offensive to recapture the territory they lost to the terrorists.

Backed by the Russian Air Force, the Syrian Army's 11th Tank Division managed to recapture all of the territory they lost to the ISIS on Saturday, while also retaining control over the Al-Mahr Oil Field.

Since foiling the ISIS offensive, the Syrian Armed Forces have turned their attention to the Al-Ma'a and Al-Awamad hills, striking the terrorist group's defenses from their positions at Tal Sawwanah, Almasdar reported.


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