Syrian Army Marching on ISIL’s Positions near Al-Bab February 9, 2017 War Reports 1440 Source: Fars News Syrian Army troops continued their advances against ISIL in the Eastern parts Aleppo, driving terrorists out of another town and several more farms near the town of al-Bab. The army soldiers engaged in intense battle with ISIL South of al-Bab and seized control of several farms near the newly-liberated town of Deir Qaq. The army men further moved towards the town of al-Shamawiyeh and pushed ISIL out of the town. A military source said that the army troops are advancing towards the town of Abu Taltal South of Tadif town now. The source also said that the ISIL has suffered heavy casualties and its military hardware has sustained major damage in the army advances. Chief of the General Staff’s Main Operational Directorate Lt. Gen. Sergei Rudskoi announced on Wednesday that “the jets of the Russian Aerospace Forces destroyed 892 terrorist targets near al-Bab”. The Syrian Army continued its advances against ISIL in Eastern Aleppo and drove terrorists out of more key towns and hills near the town of al-Bab, deploying forces in the nearest positions to the terrorist-held town.