VIDEO: Syrian Army Units Inches Closer to Key City Sukhneh in Western Homs

Sun Apr 3, 2016 21:33:22

The Syrian army backed by the country’s air force and artillery are now very close to seizing back the city of al-Sukhneh to the East of Palmyra (Tadmur) after inflicting heavy losses on the Takfiri terrorists.

The terrorists' fortifications and strongholds were destroyed in the army attacks on Sunday.

Score of terrorists were killed and wounded in the army offensives on their military positions.

In a relevant development earlier on Sunday, the Syrian Army's aircraft, for the second day in a row, targeted the ISIS sites and positions in the Eastern part of Homs province and inflicted more damage on their oil extraction facilities in the Eastern side of Palmyra.

The ISIS oil station near the town of Arak and the terrorist group's gatherings in the Western side of the town of al-Sukhneh came under heavy bombardment of the Syrian fighter jets for the second day, which inflicted major damage on the oil facilities and left several terrorists dead or wounded.

The Syrian warplanes also bombed the ISIS machinegun-equipped vehicles in the village of al-Shindakhiyeh al-Shomaliyeh in Jubb al-Jarrah region.

Also on Saturday, the Syrian combat jets targeted the ISIS terrorists' oil station in Arak region, which inflicted major damage on the facilities and cut the oil extraction.

The ISIS strongholds in the Western part of the town of al-Sukhneh in the Eastern part of Homs came under the heavy bombardments of the Syrian air fleet.

The Syrian warplanes also bombed the ISIS centers in Aqirabat, al-Rahjan and Jana al-Albawi which claimed the lives of several terrorists and wounded several others, FNA reported.

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