(AhlulBayt News Agency) - The Syrian Army troops continued to push ISIS back from vast territories in Eastern Aleppo, and captured two more strategic villages in the region.
The army soldiers engaged in tough battle with ISIS in Eastern Aleppo and managed to drive them out of the villages of al-Qawas and al-Hamra.
Field sources reported that the army men are still on the march in the area.
Earlier reports said that the army troops continued their anti-terrorism operation in Eastern Aleppo, kicking off a cleansing operation in over 10 newly-liberated towns and villages to restore sustainable security to the region and push towards last main ISIS stronghold in the province.
The army advanced towards the ISIS's stronghold in the town of Maskana, liberating several towns and villages in the Eastern territories of the Aleppo province, paving the way for their first advance into the Northern part of the Maskana Plain.
According to reports, the pro-government forces halted their military operations in order to secure the territory they captured from the Takfiri terrorists.
A military source said that the army units are about to kick off a fresh round of operations in coming days to deploy on the suburbs of the town of Maskana.