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BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:15 P.M.) – Minutes ago, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) reached the first buildings in the strategic city of Al-Sukhnah, a military source told Al-Masdar News.

Led by their 5th Corps and 18th Tank Division, the Syrian Arab Army captured all of the remaining hilltops and farms at the southwestern part of the city before reaching the first buildings in Al-Sukhnah’s southwestern sector.

According to a soldier from the 5th Corps, the Syrian Army isstill advancing despite some heavy resistance from the Islamic State (ISIL) militants and look to take control of the city in the next 24 hours.

The source added that the Islamic State has already moved many of their fighters from Al-Sukhnah to the Deir Ezzor Governorate, as they prepare for the next major battle in eastern Syria.

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Well done SAA and allies!!!!