Syrian troops gain full control of key mountain range east of Palmyra

DAMASCUS, Mar. 16 (MNA) – According to media reports, Syrian government troops pushed out the last ISIL terrorist group fighters from the key Jabal Mazar mountain range east of Palmyra.

Syrian government troops pushed out the last ISIL terrorist group fighters from the key Jabal Mazar mountain range east of Palmyra, Syrian television reported Thursday.

The troops killed dozens of ISIL fighters and seized a fleet of vehicles, according to the SANA news service.

On Wednesday also Syrian government forces established full control over the strategic Jabal Mustadira hills east of Palmyra, Lebanese television reported.

SPUTNIK/MNA

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