The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) captured dozens of ISIS terrorists during a combing operation in Syrian central region, RusVesna.SU reported on June 22.
The operation was launched by the SAA in the beginning of June and lasted for more than 20 days. RusVesna released photos showing two of the terrorists who were captured during the operation that was backed by Russian forces.
According to the Russian news outlet, the captured terrorists confessed that their main target was convoys moving supplies and equipment for Syrian and Russian forces.
In the course of the operation, many weapons caches, hideouts and supply points of ISIS cells were uncovered by the SAA. The army also removed landmines and improvised explosive devices which were planted by the terrorists.
The SAA and its allies conduct similar operations against ISIS cells in the central region on a regular basis. On June 21, the army’s 5th Corps, which is directly backed by Russia, launched a large-scale combing operation in eastern Homs and western Deir Ezzor. ISIS cells have been very active in these two areas.
All recent operations in central Syria were supported by the Russian Aerospace Forces, which continue to hunt down ISIS cells in the region.
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