Syrian Army Repels ISIS Offensive on T4 Airbase in Homs, 115 Militants Killed, Wounded

Syrian Army Repels ISIS Offensive on T4 Airbase in Homs, 115 Militants Killed, Wounded
Thu Jan 5, 2017 21:01:05

The ISIS terrorists launched a fierce attack to occupy the strategic T4 airbase in Western Palmyra (Tadmur) but failed again after the Syrian army forces repulsed their offensive rapidly and inflicted heavy casualties on them.

The Syrian army's rapid reaction could kill and injure 115 ISIS militants and destroy 9 tanks and military vehicles of the terrorists.

The army troops deployed in the Southern parts of T4 airbase also started operations to purge the terrorists from Sharifah town.

Military sources said that the Syrian army troops have fully liberated the Northern, Western and Eastern heights of the town so far.

Reports from Homs also said earlier today that the Syrian ground and air forces continued military operations against the ISIL in the province, inflicting heavy casualties and damage on the terrorists.

The Syrian fighter jets targeted the ISIL gathering centers and moves in Jazal, Sha'er, Mehrtan, West al-Buwaida and al-Bayarat in Western Palmyra, killing dozens of militants and smashing their military convoys.

During the operations, one of the most important bases of the ISIL was fully blown up and 45 terrorists were killed.

Meantime, the Syrian army units attacked the ISIS centers in the Eastern parts of Station 4, Tala al-Awamid, al-Mohsa and al-Bareda in Tadmur, destroying several military vehicles and inflicting several casualties on the terrorists.

The Syrian troops also targeted the ISIL positions in the two villages of al-Shandakhiyeh and North al-Mushrefiyeh villages in Job al-Jarrah region, killing and wounding at least 20 militants and smashing their weapons and equipment, FNA reported.

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