by Loaa Adel
Jun 15, 2017, 9:42 pm
Syrian forces approach last stronghold of IS east of Homs
Member of the Islamic State group.
Homs (SyriaNews.media) The Syrian regime forces, backed by foreign militias, continued their battles against the Islamic State group on Palmyra-Sokhna strategic road, while approached the last stronghold of the group in Ark area, east of Homs.
Qaisoun News reported that fierce battles are taking place between the Islamic State and the Syrian government forces on Palmyra-Sokhna road, amid rockets and artillery shelling.
Meanwhile, Russian warplanes carried out dozens of air strikes on the terrorist group’s headquarters in the vicinity of al-Sokhna City, in the eastern countryside of Homs.
It is noteworthy that recently the regime forces brought major military reinforcements in the city of Palmyra, east of Homs, in order to launch an assault on Deir Ezzor, east of Syria.