The army forces engaged in clashes with ISIL terrorists in Southern Raqqa, advancing 25km inside the region and retaking control of the hills and villages of Tal al-Asfar, Zohour al-Mamlehah, Rasm al-Amali, Rajam al-Sheih, Souh al-Dij, Qarbah and Wadi al-Owj.
During their operations, the army troops killed a number of militants, destroying several of their military vehicles and defusing two bomb-laden cars.
Late last week, the Syrian army forces regained control of 30km of al-Sukhnah-Deir Ezzur road as they advanced in several areas in Raqqa towards Deir Ezzur.
The Syrian soldiers continued to advance after clashes with ISIL terrorists in the Eastern parts of al-Sukhnah on Sunday, taking back control of a 30-km area in al-Sukhnah-Deir Ezzur road which includes regions like Talat Saniyat, al-Tayyebeh, Wadi Abu Talleh and Wadi al-Rahibeh.
Meantime, local sources reported army’s control over Wadi Qotoub region in Southeastern Damascus, stressing that the Syrian troops have advanced almost 15km towards Deir Ezzur after driving terrorists out of Southeastern Raqqa.