US-led coalition attacks Syrian Army in Homs province
US-led coalition launched missiles against Syrian army positions in the center of the country, Syria's state news agency said.
Iran Press/ Middle East: “A military source said on Sunday that at around 8 PM, the US-led alliance forces fired several rockets at army positions in al-Ghurab mountain south of al-Sekhneh, causing only material damage,” the SANA News Agency reported, citing a military source. The area is located in Homs province.
The missiles were fired from the US military base near Syria's border with Iraq and Jordan, a source close to the government forces told DPA news agency.
US-led coalition invaded Syria without a United Nations mandate in 2014 under the pretext of defeating the Takfiri terror group of ISIS. It sustains its operations although Syria and its allies defeated the outfit late last year.
US troops have a base in Tanf in southern Syria near the Jordanian and Iraqi borders, and US troops are also in the country's north, near the border with Turkey.
US and its regional allies have also been providing support to the Takfiri terrorists. Israel is widely believed to have been providing weapons to anti-Damascus militants as well as medical treatment to Takfiri elements wounded in Syria inside the occupied Golan Heights.
The Syrian Arab Army units thwarted terrorist groups’ infiltration attempts towards military posts centered to protect safe towns in the northern countryside of Hama on Sunday, causing casualties among the terrorists.
Syrian forces also seized large quantities of weapons and various munitions, including US-made missiles of terrorists’ remnants in the southern region.
Over the past few months, foreign-backed terrorists have lost much of the territory they once held in Syria amid sweeping gains by government forces on the ground.