Deir Ezzur: 130 Terrorists Killed, 2 New Regions Liberated
The army units regained control of two districts in al-Ma’amel region after heavy clashes with the ISIL terrorists.
They also killed over 130 terrorists and destroyed 3 of their military vehicles during the clashes to repulse an ISIL attack on areas surrounding Regiment 137 Base.
The Syrian soldiers also killed tens of ISIL militants in artillery and missile attacks against their positions in the Old Airport, al-Hamidiyeh and the Central Park districts.
Meantime, the army forces launched massive attacks on ISIL bases near al-Ta’min Brigade region, destroying two vehicles and inflicting several casualties on the terrorists.
Reports said earlier today that the Syrian army, supported by the air force, repelled two ISIL offensives against their positions near Deir Ezzur airbase and the surrounding areas of Regiment 137, inflicting heavy casualties on the terrorists.
The army units stationed at Deir Ezzur airbase, supported by the Syrian fighter jets, repulsed the ISIL militants’ attempts to occupy the region by launching artillery attacks and airstrikes against their moves.
Army reports said one tank, 8 machinegun-equipped vehicles and 2 bomb-laden cars of ISIL were destroyed near al-Ta’min Brigade region and 2 other suicide vehicles were also damaged near al-Ma’amel region.
During the clashes, tens of ISIL terrorists were killed and wounded, the army said.
Also, the army forces fiercely clashed with the ISIL militants who sought to enter the surrounding areas of Regiment 137, inflicting 10 casualties on the terrorists and smashing their machinegun-equipped vehicle.
Meantime, a military source reported that the Syrian soldiers targeted a boat carrying terrorists towards al-Baliqiyeh-Heart Hospital with artillery fire and killed all those on the boat.