BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:05 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army sent several units of reinforcements to the T-4 Military Airport on Tuesday in order to help build-up their forces for their upcoming counter-offensive in the Palmyra countryside.

According to a military source in Damascus, the Syrian Arab Army’s High Command sent reinforcements from the Aleppo Governorate to eastern Homs today; these units were made up of soldiers from the elite Tiger Forces and Military Shield.

At least 2,500 more soldiers are expected to be redeployed to the Palmyra front in the coming days, as part of the greater force to retake the oil fields surrounding this ancient Syrian city.

Advertisement

With the so-called “Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham” (ISIS) in control of all the oil fields north of Palmyra, the people in the Homs, Hama, Latakia, Damascus, and Tartous governorates have limited electricity and fuel; it is now an imperative endeavor to restore these sites for the Syrian Armed Forces.

Share this article:
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
ALSO READ  Dozens of ISIS jihadis killed by SDF fire in east Raqqa
 

Notice: All comments represent the view of the commenter and not necessarily the views of AMN.

All comments that are not spam or wholly inappropriate are approved, we do not sort out opinions or points of view that are different from ours.

If your comment is held for moderation, please just be patient, it will be published unless it falls into one of the two categories as mentioned above.

Discuss - Status: Comment system is currently experiencing problems.

1 Comment on "Reinforcements pour into Palmyra countryside as Syrian Army attempts to push back ISIS"

Notify of
avatar
Sort by:   newest | oldest | most voted
Daeshbags Sux
Member
Master
Upvoted
Rookie Mentor
Commenter
Daeshbags Sux

Seems things are going not very good :
People flee Qaryatayn because of IS advance on town and situation seems bad @T4 air base.

wpDiscuz