The army’ artillery and missile units along with the country’s fighter jets pounded ISIL’s positions in the neighborhoods of Khasarat, al-Kanamat, al-Omal, Deir Ezzur airbase, al-Maqaber (cemetery) region, Panorama base, al-Huweiqa passageway and in the villages of al-Baqaliyeh, Safireh Tahtani, al-Hosseiniyeh, Albu Leil and the town of al-Mouhassan, killing a number of terrorists, including Abu Dajaneh al-Qamedi, the Saudi commander of airport operations and Khaled Ayed al-Barjis, the ISIL commander in the town of al-Mouhassan.
Reports from Eastern Syria said earlier today that the ISIL terrorist groups is facing increasing problem with its members’ level of anxiety over their fate after the Syrian army’s rapid advances in the depth of Badiyeh (desert) in Eastern Homs towards Deir Ezzur.
The sources said that after the rapid advances made by the army against ISIL in Badiyeh recently, the ISIL front in Deir Ezzur seems perplexed and much anxious.
The sources said the terrorist group has forced residents to build new bunkers and checkpoints in a number of neighborhoods and streets of the towns of al-Mayadeen and Sabikhan in Eastern Deir Ezzur.
The sources also added that resident of al-Katf region near the town of Albu Kamal engaged in heavy fighting with ISIL and killed three of them and set fire at one of their vehicles.
Other sources reported that the army’s artillery units launched heavy shelling attack on ISIL’s positions near Deir Ezzur’s military airport, al-Huweiqa passageway, Wadi al-Thardah and the villages of al-Baqaliyeh.
The Syrian Air Force, meantime, bombed ISIL’s positions in Panorama region, West of Regiment 137 base, water resources, al-Kanamat passageway and al-Baqaliyeh village, inflicting major losses of the terrorists