“The army and militia… are close to the Jabal al-Tar heights. Bayarat area is completely under our control,” told a source close to Desert Falcons militia.
Jabal al-Tar heights have a strategic importance since terrorists shell part of a road to Palmyra from it.
On Tuesday, the Syrian government forces regained control over the largest gas field in Syria located west of Palmyra.
On Monday, the Russian Defense Ministry said that the Syrian army backed by the Russian Aerospace Forces is advancing on the ancient city of Palmyra occupied by Daesh. The city is less than 20 kilometers away.