The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) continued its advance in Raqqa’s southern countryside capturing Madafet Uwayjan, Rajm al-Hora, Akhu Hadle, Haj Mefdi, Bi’r al-Adad, Bi’r Abu al-Sanabel, Bi’r al-Amaleh, and Tal Rajm al-Amale as well as the Thawra Housing Complex and the Bi’r Jaef, Bir Musa, and Bir Abu Hamat Oil Wells.
Now, the Syrian Armed Forces are in merely few kilometers away from the strategic town of Resafa located on the highway to Raqqa. The aforementioned town lies 40 km south of Raqqa.
In the Hama countryside, the SAA seized control of Tal Tabadre Dibeh and its vicinity along the oil pipeline south of Aqarib in after intense clashes with ISIS militants.
Scores of terrorists were killed as a result of the joint Russian and Syrian airstrikes in the villages of Salbeh, Qaleeh al-Thor, Abu Hbeilat, al-Tanahoj, Jana al-Albawi, and Marina.
ISIS fighters damaged two tanks, one BMP-1 vehicle, and a truck belonging to the SAA with ATGMs east of Salamiya.
ISIS also claimed the destructions of three SAA battle tanks with a VBIED on the Ithriya-Resafa-Raqqa Highway.
ISIS forces in Aleppo’s, Hama’s, and Homs’s eastern country sides have become on the verge of absolute collapse as a result of the major advances by the Syrian Democratic Forces and the SAA in central Syria.