The army units engaged in sporadic clashes with the ISIL in the Southern outskirts of Deir Ezzur city, killing and wounding a number of terrorists and destroying their positions.
In the meantime, the army opened tank fire at ISIL’s defense lines in Tamin Brigade base, inflicting major losses on them.
The Syrian Air Force targeted badly ISIL’s concentration centers and movements in Tal (hill) 17, power company, areas near Tamin Brigade base, al-Maqaber (cemetery) region and the villages and regions of al-Hamidiyeh, Khasarat, Kanamat, Hatleh and Safireh, killing and wounding a number of militants and destroying their equipment.
Relevant reports said on Sunday that the army troops fended off ISIL’s offensive in al-Maqaber region in the Southwestern outskirts of Deir Ezzur city, killing 15 terrorists and wounding several more.
In the meantime, the Russian fighter jets pounded ISIL’s defense lines in the township of Huweiqa, killing almost 10 terrorists.
Russian and Syrian planes also continued their humanitarian air campaign over Deir Ezzur regularly dropping food and medical supplies to the besieged city.