On Monday, a large column of pro-government reinforcements arrived in the south-east of Homs. It consisted of several hundred SAA fighters, who had previously been stationed in the provinces of Damascus and Aleppo.

This grouping is deployed for the beginning of the next phase of the offensive, the goal of which is to liberate the Araq district and advance in the direction of Deir ez Zor.

Before this, on Sunday, government waxes repulsed ISIS attacks on the settlement. Abu Alaya, Khattab, Gibb al-Jarrah and Al-Barhutia. The terrorists continuously stormed the positions of the Syrian army for 24 hours, but they did not achieve any success. The result of the confrontation was more than 20 killed militants and two destroyed pick-up trucks.

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