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The Syrian Army troops continued the march on ISIS in the Eastern parts of the provinces of Homs and Hama on Wednesday, retaking control of large parts of Syria's Badiyeh (desert).

Axar.az reports citing IRNA.

The army troops, backed up by the Russian Air Force, resumed their operations South-East of the ancient city of Palmyra (Tadmur), pounding the ISIS in the strategic Bir al-Badiyeh area near the T-3 Pumping Station East of Homs province.

According to a battlefield source, after hours of fierce clashes, the army soldiers liberated the Bir Al-Badiya area, pushing further East towards the T-3 Pumping Station.

The source added that pro-government forces will soon gain fire control over Talileh to force the ISIS terrorists to retreat from their strongholds in the region.

The army men have also been advancing against ISIS in Eastern Hama towards the last bastion of Takfiri terrorists in Syria's Badiyeh.

Relevant reports said on Tuesday that the army units clashed with the ISIS terrorists Northeast of the wheat silos in Palmyra (Tadmur) and the surroundings of al-Tafheh hills and the outskirts of the village of Huweises in Eastern Homs where they engaged in heavy clashes, killing and injuring a large number of terrorists.

The Syrian fighter jets also targeted the military positions and movements of the ISIS in areas near al-Sukhnah, al-Tafheh, Huweises and Arak energy zone in Eastern Homs.

"During these operation tens of ISIS terrorists, including several foreign and Arab terrorists, were killed and their military convoy comprising several military vehicles were destroyed," a military source said.

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2017.06.14 / 21:44
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