According to Fars News, on October 4, the Syrian army units backed by allied forces recaptured another two areas in eastern part of Hama province and close to push ISIS out for entire province.
The government forces after fierce clashes with ISIS in eastern part of Hama province imposed total control over the villages of Um Meil and Abu Habilat.
At the same time, the Syrian aviation bombed ISIS fortifications in Maksar al-Janoubi and its surroundings and Jubb Ayed in Eastern Hama, destroying several military vehicles and killing all the fighters on board.
A field sources confirmed that the army men are now ending ISIS’s presence in Eastern Hama following their recent advances.
Earlier reports said that the army troops pushed ISIS back from more regions in Eastern Hama, inching closer to the recapture of the entire border regions between Hama and Homs provinces.
Military sources said that the army soldiers engaged in a tough battle with ISIS in Eastern Hama and imposed full control over the village of Abu Dali al-Sharqi.
In the meantime, a field commander said that the army has made a buffer zone between Eastern Hama and a large part of the triangle of Shoumeriyeh-Jubb al-Jarah-Mount Sha’er in Eastern Homs following its advances against ISIL in the last two days.
The commander further said that the army men have seized control over 30 villages and settlements with almost 1,000sq/km of area in their operation that they started from Sha’er region in Eastern Homs towards the village of al-Faseda in Eastern Hama.