The army aircraft pounded ISIL’s positions in al-Mariqiyeh region East of Deir Ezzur airbase, destroying three command posts and killing or wounding a number of terrorists.
In the meantime, the warplanes bombed heavily ISIL’s positions near al-Thardah crossroad South of al-Maqaber (cemetery) region, destroying seven military vehicles and killing their crew.
Also, the army tanks fired at the positions of a group of ISIL in areas surrounding of Tamin Brigade base, killing six militants.
In relevant developments in the Eastern province on Tuesday, ISIL went on alert after nearly a dozen members of the terrorist group were killed by unknown assailants inside their positions in Eastern Syria.
A number of unknown raiders attacked a position of ISIL in al-Salehiyeh region in the suburban area of Albu Kamal region in Eastern Deir Ezzur, the Arabic-language al-Watan newspaper reported.
The newspaper said that 11 ISIL terrorists, including their senior services commander Abu Maryam al-Shami, were killed in the city of Mayadeen in the attack by the rival group.
The incident came as assassination of ISIL terrorists in Deir Ezzur was intensified. Only a few days ago several people fired at ISIL terrorists in al-Shaitat region and torched their tires.