BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:15 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) continued their advance in Palmyra’s northern countryside today, liberating the Palmyra Gas Fields after a short battle with the Islamic State (ISIS) terror organization.

Backed by Russian choppers, the Syrian Arab Army’s 5th Legion was able to penetrate the Islamic State’s defenses near recently liberated Jabal Mazar, paving the way for the liberation of the Palmyra Gas Fields this evening.

With the Palmyra Gas Fields and Jabal Mazar under their control, the Syrian Arab Army has successfully secured the northern flank of the city, while also recapturing several storage hubs that were under the Islamic State’s control.

While liberating the mountains north of Jabal Mazar are important, the Syrian Arab Army will likely concentrate on the eastern countryside of Palmyra, where they hope recapture the crucial Al-Talilah Crossroad and ‘Arak Gas Fields.

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So is the SAA literally afraid of hitting ISIS to the north? I say this because they’re creating a long, thin salient for the THIRD TIME NOW. Do they like being completely surrounded or something?!

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Agree. SAA should clean either north ou south. Or both. At least a pocket in the north and go to fuck ISIS after.

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Good news. Hope that one other will follow asap 🙂

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