Palmyra: Terrorists Continue to Withdraw from More Regions under Syrian Army Attacks
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Army troops continued to hit ISIL’s defense lines in Eastern Homs, forcing the terrorist group to retreat from vast regions Northeast of the ancient city of Palmyra (Tadmur).
The army soldiers won another battle against ISIL and drove them out of a set of strategic hills near Mount al-Qataar 25km Northeast of Palmyra.
The ISIL suffered a number of casualties and its military hardware and vehicles sustained major damage in the attack.
Reports said on Saturday that the Syrian Air Force bombed a long convoy of ISIL’s vehicles carrying a large volume of arms and ammunition in countryside of the ancient city of Palmyra (Tadmur), destroying several vehicles and killing their crew and guards.
The army aircraft targeted a long convoy of ISIL’s vehicles while retreating from al-Sawaneh region along a road towards al-Tanf passageway, destroying at least three trucks with a large volume of weapons and munitions on board.
A number of ISIL militants were also killed or wounded in the air raid.
In the meantime, the army’s artillery and missile units opened heavy fire at ISIL’s defense lines and movements in Zeitoun farms, Zahour al-Barsheh, Rashed Farm and Mount Ibn Arsan South of Fat’ha Mahsameh in Southwestern Homs, killing or wounding a large number of terrorists and destroying their army and ammunition.