Following concentrated military operations in around Al-Qaryateen, the Syrian troops managed to liberate all hilltops overlooking the city.
Almost 10 days ago, ISIS sleeper cells took over the predominantly-christian town in central Syria.
Military sources confirmed to Muraselon website that, Army backed by local fighters are mobilizing fighters to storm ISIS positions inside the city.
Al-Qaryateen is located roughly 120 km from the nearest gathering of the Islamic state near al-Sokhna
After latest Syrian Army achievement, the city now is completely encircled and Isolated from the government-held areas.