Syrian Army Shells Terrorists’ Centers in Northern Homs

Syrian Army Shells Terrorists’ Centers  in Northern Homs
Mon Oct 17, 2016 16:35:27

Syrian Army's missile and artillery units opened heavy fire at the strongholds of Fatah al-Sham Front (the newly-formed al-Qaeda-affiliated terrorist group previously known as the al-Nusra Front) in Northern and Northeastern Homs, inflicting major losses on the terrorists' military hardware.

Fatah al-Sham's concentration centers and gatherings in Deir Foul, Ezzeddeen, Hawsh al-Daqli, al-Sa'an, North of al-Mashreghe were heavily targeted by the Syrian artillery and missile units.

The a vast part of the terrorist group's vehicles and equipment was destroyed in the attacks.

The army's ground troops and popular forces also clashed with ISIL terrorist in two regions of al-Sakri and Sawameh al-Haboub in Tadmur desert in Eastern Homs, while Syrian fighter jets pounded militants' defense lines in Talileh and the 3rd Station, leaving a number of terrorists dead and several more wounded.

In the meantime, the army soldiers and the National Defense Forces continued their advances against ISIL in Jabal al-Sawanah in Eastern Homs.

Informed sources said that at least 14 terrorists were killed and some of their armored vehicles were destroyed as Syrian bombers pounded the gathering centers of the Takfiri militants near al-Sawanah and areas close to al-Sha'er field.

Reports said also on Sunday that Syrian warplanes pounded ISIL's bases in energy-rich regions East of the ancient city of Palmyra (Tadmur), destroying a large depot of arms and ammunition.

Syrian army aircraft bombed ISIL's sites near al-Sha'er oilfield, South of the 3rd station and Muhmiyeh Talileh near Tadmur, destroying a large depot with a large volume of weapons and munitions inside.

The ISIL terrorists also suffered heavy casualties in the air attack.

Elsewhere, ISIL's offensive on government forces near Jubb al-Jarrah was also repelled by the Syrian army soldiers. Army reports did not mention the number of casualties on either side.


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