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Syrian Armed Forces Continue to Hit ISIL’s Centers Hard in Deir Ezzur



The Syrian Air Force carried out a fresh round of combat flights over ISIL-held regions in Deir Ezzur as Army troops continued their advances against terrorists in Raqqa and Homs provinces towards Deir Ezzur province.

The army aircraft targeted ISIL’s movements and strongholds around of Deir Ezzur airbase, Zamen battalion base, the village of al-Janineh, al-Kanamat passageway, and the neighborhoods of al-Hamidiyeh and al-Sina’ah.

Tens of ISIL terrorists were killed and several positions, vehicles and a large volume of their military equipment were destroyed in the air raids.

In the meantime, local sources in Southeastern Deir Ezzur reported that unknown assailants set fire at one of the media centers of the ISIL near al-Bakreh square in the town of al-Mayadeen.

The Syrian Army forces continued to hit ISIL’s positions in Eastern Homs and drove terrorists out of more positions in the depth of Badiyeh (desert) near the town of al-Sukhnah, the last main stronghold of the terrorist group before Deir Ezzur.

Reports said earlier today that the army men engaged in fierce clashes with ISIL in the depth of Badiyeh along the road that connects al-Heil oilfield to al-Sukhnah and managed to take control over several positions 2km East of al-Heil in Northeast Palmyra city.

The army men deployed in Tafheh al-Janoubi also advanced against ISIL towards the Northeast and imposed control over several positions 2km to the Homs-Palmyra highway in Eastern Homs.

The army units further fortified the newly-captured positions in Eastern Homs.

In the meantime, the Syrian Air Force pounded ISIL’s positions and movements in the towns and villages of al-Sukhnah, Humeimeh, Shandakhiyeh al-Janoubi, al-Salehiyeh, Mosheirefeh al-Shamali and Um al-Reish, destroying all the targets and killing a number of terrorists.

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