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Enlarge font size Reduce font size The army continues operation around Palmyra, foils ISIS attack in Deir Ezzor city
The Syrian Arab Army and the Syrian Air Force continued targeting ISIS terrorists on Wednesday, destroying their positions, supply routes, and vehicles and establishing control over areas near Palmyra in Homs province, in addition to foiling a terrorist attack in Deir Ezzor province.
 
Homs
 
Army and Armed Forces units, in cooperation with popular defense groups, established control over the strategic “Palmyra Triangle” area and all land formations that serve as vantage points overlooking the city of Palmyra (Tadmur) in Homs province from the west and southwest after eliminating the last remaining concentrations of ISIS terrorists in these areas.
 
A military source said that the army units and popular defense groups also established full control over both the northern foot and western foot of al-Tarr Mountain 3 km northwest of Palmyra Citadel, inflicting heavy losses on ISIS in personnel and equipment.
 
The source also said that the Syrian Air Force targeted convoys of vehicles for ISIS on the road linking Palmyra with al-Sukhneh, destroying dozens of vehicles and leaving many terrorists dead or injured, in addition to targeting ISIS concentrations and movements in the area of Wadi Abyad dam, west of Shaer oil field, and in Um Sheirij village 70 km east of Homs city.
 
The Syrian Air Force also destroyed ISIS hotbeds, bases and vehicles in al-Qaryatain city in the southeastern countryside of the province.
 
Deir Ezzor
 
An army unit destroyed a car bomb for ISIS terrorists on the outskirts of al-Sinaa neighborhood in Deir Ezzor city.
 
A source on the ground explained on Wednesday that an army unit clashed with ISIS terrorists who attacked the neighborhood, inflicting heavy losses upon them in personnel and equipment, including destroying a vehicle packed with explosives.
 
Hama
 
A military source said that the Syrian Air Force destroyed vehicles for ISIS terrorists in the villages of Abu Hbailat, al-Uqairibat, Akesh, al-Qastal al-Westani, Jub al-Rihan, Jurouh, al-Rawda, Rasm al-Awabed, Oum Jub, and Rasm al-Tineh in the countryside of Hama province.
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