The SAA Tiger Forces units and other pro-government forces launched an operation to liberate the strategic Sukhnah town held by ISIS.
SAA started an operation storming ISIS positions south of the town of Resafa. Tiger Forces are to move south via Raqqa province into Homs province and assault the ISIS-held town the North. SAA’s 5th Assault Corps are to storm ISIS positions in Sukhnah from the West.
Sukhnah is the Islamic State’s is considered to be the last stronghold in Homs province and the last line of defense between pro-government forces and the strategic city of Deir Ezzor.