The army units that laid siege on ISIS terrorists in al-Heil energy field yesterday continued to hit the terrorists’ defense lines and imposed control over three key heights overlooking East of Jabab Hamd.
The newly-captured heights are located only 8km away from Jabab Hamd.
A military source said that a number of ISIS terrorists were killed or wounded and their military hardware were damaged in the attack.
In relevant developments in the province on Wednesday the army forces stormed ISIS’s defense lines in Badiyeh and laid siege on the terrorists in al-Heil energy field near the strategic town of al-Sukhnah.
The army units managed to lay siege on the terrorists in al-Heil oilfield from the Western, Southern and Southeastern directions of Palmyra city.
A military source said that the army forces have deployed 1km away from al-Heil energy field, adding that al-Heil that is located 40km Northeast of Palmyra and near the key town of al-Sukhnah is the most important and largest base of ISIS in Syria’s Badiyeh.