The Syrian Armed Forces reportedly liberated another point along the Salamiyah-Raqqa Highway on Sunday night after seizing the village of Abu Allaj earlier in the day.
Led by the Desert Hawks and Syrian Arab Army’s 555th Regiment of the 4th Mechanized Division, the Syrian Armed Forces liberated Bur Ambaj from the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS) terrorists in the western countryside of Raqqa on Sunday night.
According to the Desert Hawks media wing, Bur Ambaj is located directly east of Abu Allaj village.
As a result of their gains on Sunday, the Syrian Armed Forces advanced more than 40 km along the Salamiyah-Raqqa Highway, marking their largest series of gains in west Raqqa during this Syrian Conflict.
The Desert Hawks and 555th Regiment were not alone on Sunday, they were backed by the National Defense Forces (NDF), Syrian Social Nationalist Party (SSNP), Syrian Marines, Galilee Forces (Palestinian paramilitary), and Arab National Guard.