On Thursday, they Syrian Ministry of Defense announced that the Syrian Arab Army captured the Tuweiyan gas factory, the Tuweiyan gas field, the Akram gas field, the Husain gas field, the Ghadur gas field and the Tuweiyan station in the northeastern Homs countryside.
The SAA also captured the Al-Saroukh area 15km north of Sukhnah town in the eastern Homs countryside, according to pro-government sources.
Moreover, the SAA captured 13km of the Ithryah-Tuweiyan-al-Karime road and many strategic heights in the eastern Hama countryside.
According to Syrian Ministry of Defense statement, the SAA destroyed 15 armed vehicles of ISIS and removed dozens of IEDs and mines that was planted in the gas fields.
Meanwhile, Russian and Syrian warplanes conducted dozens of airstrikes against ISIS positions in Ma’adan town in the northwestern Deir Ezzor countryside, according to opposition sources.
Some pro-government sources expected that the SAA will capture all ISIS-held areas in the eastern Hama countryside including the strategic Uqayribat town within days after successfully besieging ISIS in it. However, these expectations may not turn to be real if ISIS members decide to defeat the area till the death.
A plan of the possible SAA advance in the area: