The Syrian Armed Forces and paramilitary National Defense Forces stormed, today evening, the strategic Palmyra airbase located to the west of the city.
Government troops blitzed the area from Tal Al-Sukari “Tal ‘Amariyah’ which was recaptured earlier this day, killing scores of ISIS militants who retreated to Al-Sukhna to the west.
A field reported who is accompanying the Army told Al-Masdar that the area is being mopped up with more IEDs being dismantled by the engineering units.
According to the same reporter, it is only a matter of time before the Army officially declares the ancient city of Palmyra completely recaptured and secured, with the supply road from Dei Ezzor to the northeast is being also cut off.
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