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Syrian army recaptures seven villages in eastern Homs

Syrian army recaptures seven villages in eastern Homs
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Homs (Syria News) The Syrian army forces and allied militias managed, on Wednesday, to recapture a number of strategic villages, near Jub Jarrah area, in the eastern countryside of Homs, Qasioun News reported.

Security sources informed that the Syrian army forces recaptured the villages of Um al-Soos, Kharafish, Rasm al-Arnab, Ghazila, Rak, Um Howaish and Safya, northeast of Jub Jarrah, in the eastern countryside of Homs, after violent clashes with the Islamic State militants, resulting in the killing of several militants and reducing IS-held areas to less than 200 square kilometers.

Furthermore, the Syrian army forces managed to recapture Uqayribat area, in eastern Hama, completely, backed by intensive Russian air strikes.

It is noteworthy that Syrian army forces carried out an extensive offensive, in order to drive out the Islamic State militants from the eastern countryside of Homs and Hama, as well as imposing a siege on the area.


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