On Thursday, Syrian troops liberated the town after fierce exchange of fire with the militants.
Syria’s state television reported on Wednesday that Syrian forces had regained full control of Qusayr following three weeks of fighting.
Many foreign-backed militants were killed or injured throughout the mop-up operations conducted by Syrian soldiers in the town.
The militants fled to farms and a nearby village. Reports indicate that peace and security have now been restored in the region.
Syrian troops backed by the forces of Lebanon’s resistance movement Hezbollah entered Qusayr from several directions on May 19.
Qusayr had been an important center and supply route for the foreign-sponsored militants fighting against the Damascus government.
Syria has been gripped by a deadly…
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