Syrian Army Reflects ISIS Offensive on T4 Airbase in Homs

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The Syrian Army has repelled an attack of the Islamic State terrorist group on its positions at the T-4 airbase.

Syrian Army Reflects ISIS Offensive on T4 Airbase in Homs

Photo: AFP 2016 / George Ourfalian

Terrorists of the Islamic State (IS) group launched an attack on positions of Syrian troops, deployed at the T-4 military airport, located in the eastern part of Homs, however, the Syrian Army managed to repel the offensive.

Reportedly, the assault was launched from the direction of the 4th station. As a result, a number of terrorists were killed and wounded. The offensive was started after another attack of IS terrorists, launched from the direction of al-Sharifeh, which was also disrupted by Syrian troops.

Meanwhile, the Russian Aerospace Forces carried out a series of airstrikes on positions of IS terrorists, stationed near the T-4 airbase. A number of terrorists were killed and two their military vehicles were destroyed.

The Syrian ground forces and the country’s air forces launched several attacks on bases and gatherings of the IS and Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (previously known as the al-Nusra Front) in various parts of Homs province. As a result, terrorists suffered heavy losses.

Syrian troops laid an ambush for a group of IS terrorists, who were going to attack positions of the government forces, deployed in al-Brij, from al-Qalamoun. The terrorists’ plan disrupted, while a number of IS members were killed and wounded.

At the same time, terrorists’ gatherings in al-Farhaniyeh village, located in the northern part of Homs, were hit by Syrian fighter jets. The Syrian Air Force also carried out several aerial attacks on positions of Jabhat Fateh al-Sham and other terrorist groups, stationed in Um Sharshouh and Sneisel regions, as well as on farms, located near Talbiseh town in northern Homs.

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  • Trumpdeplorable

    They are keeping SAA forces pinned down so as to relieve pressure on AL baab

  • Spunkyhunk

    The headline should be “Syrian Army DEFLECTS” or “REPELS” or “REPULSES OFFENSIVE”, not “REFLECTS”. South Front just cannot seem to get its English right!