The Syrian army forces on Wednesday engaged in heavy clashes with a group of terrorists near the town of Bu Kamal in Eastern Deir Ezzur who intended to infiltrate from Baqouz region in Eastern Euphrates into the army-controlled areas.
A large number of militants were killed and wounded during the several-hour clashes and others were forced to flee.
Meantime, field sources in Eastern Syria also reported that the Syrian army has strengthened its positions in Bu Kamal in recent days by sending tens of fresh forces and new military equipment.
Also on Wednesday, the ISIL was heavily suppressed by the Syrian army in the Eastern Badiyeh (Desert) of Homs province.
The Syrian army units engaged in fierce clashes with the ISIL militants in regions near the T2 Station in Eastern Homs, killing a number of them.
Meantime, the artillery units of the Syrian army targeted the positions and movements of terrorists in areas near the clashes region, destroying several of their strongholds and military equipment and inflicting tolls on them.
Also, the Syrian air force bombed the ISIL moves on the road linking Hamimeh region and T2 station and in the Eastern parts of the town of Palmyra and regions near the borders between Homs and Eastern Deir Ezzur, smashing several targets and killing and wounding a number of terrorists.