by Loaa Adel
Jul 9, 2017, 6:44 pm
Syrian forces kill 40 IS members east of Homs
Homs (Syria News) The Syrian government forces killed more than 40 members of the Islamic State, this morning, in clashes, east of Homs.
Qasioun News reported that more than 40 members of the Islamic State were killed in violent clashes that broke out with the Syrian regime forces, near Maksr al-Husan Village, east of Homs, in an attempt made by the Islamic State to advance into the area, amid mutual rockets and artillery shelling.
Meanwhile, Russian warplanes carried out air strikes on the Islamic State’s headquarters, destroying several vehicles and military mechanisms belonging to the terrorist group, but no casualties were reported.
Noteworthy, Syrian regime forces, backed by foreign militia, are seeking to reach al-Sokhna area, northeast of Palmyra, in preparation to move toward the city of Deir Ezzor.