Syrian Forces Liberate More Territories in West Palmyra, Now Only 10 km From Entrance to Ancient City
The advance on Palmyra continues
Multiple reports now confirm that the Syrian Arab Army continues to drive into ISIS-held territory around Palmyra. Territories to the west of the city, including the Hayyan Gas Fields, are now under Syrian control.
Breaking , Military Source to me :
SAA fully recaptures Bayarat Gharbiyah en rout to #Palmyra
East Homs CS .— Yusha Yuseef (@MIG29_)February 16, 2017
SAA in western orchards advancing towards Jabal al-Tar and Jabal al-Hayyal / west of Palmyra— watanisy (@watanisy)February 16, 2017
@watanisy around 10 km seperates army from palmyra triangle , more soon inshallah— watanisy (@watanisy)February 16, 2017
Here is a map of the Syrian Army's approximate position:
As always, we'll keep you posted on the latest developments.