Pro-government forces, led by the Syrian Army’s 5th Assault Corps, have recaptured a key gas field from ISIS in the province of Homs.
Pro-government fighters, backed up by Syrian and Russian warplanes and attak helicopters, have enter the ash-Shair gas filed and got a full control over the field and its gas plant.
Earlier this week, government forces had captured a number of small hills near the ash-Shair field. So, ISIS terrorists were pushed to withdraw from the area without a stiff resistance.
The advance on ash-Shair is a part of the broader effort aimed at securing the countryside of Huwaysis and the nearby gas fields.
If the Syrian army successes in the area, it will be able to secure the road between Salamiyeh and the T4 Airbase as well as gain control over gas fields located along the road.
The Russian media outlet “Riafan” released a video from the Ash-Shair gas field area: