Army units broke through the defense near the electric power plant which was held by the terrorists pushing them deep into the village of Hurbinafsah in the south of the province, SANA news agency reported citing a military source.
“During the operation, the military took all of the important positions to the north and east of Hurbinafsah, killing more than 100 terrorists and 10 vehicles with machine guns,” the source said.
The day before, the Syrian Democratic Forces announced that it will start a large-scale operation to liberate the ‘capital’ city of Daesh terrorists, Raqqa.
The Syrian Democratic Forces’ representative Tackır Kobani shared details of the forthcoming operation in an interview with Sputnik saying that, “The operation will be conducted simultaneously from three different directions from Tışrin, Şeregrar and Haseke. The coalition forces will help us with air support and weapons.”
In Syria, a ceasefire regime has been implemented since February 27. The truce does not ban organizations such as Daesh and al-Nusra Front.