The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and the National Defense Forces (NDF) have launched a fresh military operation against ISIS terrorists in the eastern part of the province of Hama.
In the morning on Wednesday, the SAA and the NDF pushed in the direction of the ISIS-held town of Uqayribat located at the Salamiyah-Palmyra highway, eganing ISIS terorists in the villages of Soha and Kattamlah.
The advance was reportedly ongoing amid multiple airstrikes by the Russian Aerospace Forces.
Despite an intense fighting, the SAA and the NDF have not been able to make any significant gains so far.
The advance started following a Russian missile strike on ISIS terrorists east of Palmyra. The strike reportedly delivered a major damage to the ISIS manpower and military eqipment in the area.