The army units continued their advanced from Sheikh Halal axis in the Northeastern countryside of Salamiyeh, and managed to recapture Points 8 and 9 as well as the villages of Rasm al-Tineh and Rasm Amoun in Eastern Hama.
The Syrian army troops killed several ISIS terrorists in clashes and destroyed several of their military vehicles.
In a relevant development on Saturday, the Syrian army sent tens of military vehicles, a large number of weapons and ammunition and hundreds of fresh forces to intensify the anti-ISIL operations in Hama.
A military source said that the army has deployed forces in Eastern Salamiyeh to launch concurrent air, missile and artillery strikes on ISIS bases in Aqayrabat region.
The Syrian army backed by the country’s air force continued its military operations against the ISIS in Eastern Hama province Saturday and managed to take control of more strategic heights and also pave the way for its advances towards a strategic dam.
The government forces recaptured Debareh al-Dibeh hilltop and Tabarat al-Dibeh region after engaging in heavy clashes with the ISIL terrorists in the Eastern countryside of Hama, focusing on recapturing Aqarib dam East of Salamiyeh after regaining control over the strategic Debareh al-Dibeh hilltop.