The Syrian army destroyed bomb-loaded armored vehicles, which the ISIS militants planned to use against the army positions near Palmyra, an informed source said.

«At least two bomb-loaded armored vehicles with suicide attackers heading to the army positions near the southwestern entrance of Palmyra were destroyed,» Sputnik cited the source as saying.

The government forces and their allies managed to detect the militants and destroy their military equipment as well as 10 terrorists, the source added.