BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:30 P.M.) – The Syrian special forces carried out a fresh operation this week that targeted a group of Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists near the historical city of Palmyra.
According to a military communique, the Syrian special forces ambushed a group of Islamic State terrorists that were attempting to sneak into the Al-Abtar Mountain region, which is approximately 30km west of Palmyra.
The communique said that the Syrian special forces managed to kill at least two of the Islamic State terrorists, while also capturing seven others.
The Islamic State terrorists were traveling on motorcycles from the Tanf zone in southern Syria through the Batra Mountain in order to establish a new hideout, the communique added.
Below is the video of the operation that was carried out earlier this week: