The operations were carried out at the Bab Hawa border crossing in the Idlib province, the al-Aslaha village and the town of al-Saqiyeh in Sweida, the town of Talbiseh in Homs, as well as various localities in southern Aleppo.
The Damascus-led forces freed Tel al-Satrak in Latakia, as well as Tlol Um Kadom, Dahrat al-Said, Jabal al-Ramila and Tolol al-Sood in the province of Homs. The SAA destroyed several militant strongholds, military hardware and outposts killing dozens of terrorists across the country, the news agency noted.
In addition, ISIL fighters are said to be fleeing to Palmyra from the neighboring town of al-Qaryatayn in Homs as the Syrian Army is gradually preparing to retake the world-famous ancient ruins.
Various radical groups, including ISIL and al-Nusra Front, have been trying to overthrow the government of Bashar al-Assad for nearly five years. On September 30, Russia launched an aerial campaign sending Su-24M, Su-25 and Su-34 warplanes to conduct precision strikes on ISIL and other terrorist targets in Syria at the request of Damascus.