(AhlulBayt News Agency) - Syrian Army troops continued to storm ISIS's defense lines in the Eastern territories of Aleppo province and managed to take back more villages along the highway to Raqqa, well-informed sources said on Tuesday.
The sources said that following the capture of Rasm al-Khamis al-Qarbi, the army soldiers pushed further Eastwards and subsequently expelled ISIS militants from another village adjacent to the M4-Highway.
They added that moving ever closer to Jirah Airbase, the army men managed to wrestle control over the neighboring village of Rasm al-Khamis al-Sharqi last night.
The sources went on to say that clashes continued near the important village of Mahdum, while government forces at set to enter the Maskanah Plains en route to Raqqa province.
In relevant developments in the province on Monday, the army soldiers drove terrorists out of the villages of Rasm Jeisi and Jafirah Qaral and Abu Maqbarah hill.
The ISIS lost a number of forces in the army attack, military sources said.