Warplanes of the Syrian Air Force have carried out airstrikes on ISIS positions in the area of al-Qara in eastern al-Suwayda supporting the Syrian Army’s advance in the area, according to pro-government sources. Army artilery also shelled ISIS positions in the areas of Hibbariyah, Khirbat al-Umbashi and Tamthuna.
Fighting between the Syrian Army and ISIS was also reported in the area of Harmiyah.
Government forces have been carrying out a military operation against ISIS in the area since early June. However, they have achieved only a limited success so far.