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Syria: Government troops make advances in Homs countryside01:44

Syria: Government troops make advances in Homs countryside

Syrian Arab Republic, Qaryatayn
May 24, 2017 at 20:51 GMT -00:00 · Published

Syrian Army forces managed to open a new front in their battle against anti-government militants near Qaryatayn, southeast of Homs countryside, Wednesday.

The troops attacked militants using tanks and machine guns, supported by artillery. Dozens of militants are believed to have been killed in the attack, Syrian government news agency SANA reported.

The seized areas allow the government forces to reopen the Damascus-Palmyra Highway.

Syria: Government troops make advances in Homs countryside01:44
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Syrian Army forces managed to open a new front in their battle against anti-government militants near Qaryatayn, southeast of Homs countryside, Wednesday.

The troops attacked militants using tanks and machine guns, supported by artillery. Dozens of militants are believed to have been killed in the attack, Syrian government news agency SANA reported.

The seized areas allow the government forces to reopen the Damascus-Palmyra Highway.

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