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Syrian Army Destroys ISIL’s Long Tunnel in Deir Ezzur City, Heavy Casualties Reported



Local sources in the Eastern city of Deir Ezzur confirmed that a large number of ISIL terrorists were killed and several others were wounded after a long tunnel of the militants was discovered and detonated by the Syrian Army Forces.

The army men discovered a 25-meter long and 1m-wide tunnel of ISIL in al-Movazafin neighborhood of Deir Ezzur city and detonated it, killing a large number of terrorists and destroying one of their gathering centers.

Relevant reports said on Thursday that the army units attacked ISIL movements and positions during an operation to break the siege of Deir Ezzur, inflicting heavy casualties on the terrorists.

The Syrian missile and artillery units targeted ISIL bases and supply routes in the Eastern parts of Deir Ezzur airbase and West of Tal al-Sanouf as well as the two districts of the old airport and al-Arafi and areas near al-Maqaber region, Panorama bridge and the village of al-Baqaliyeh.

The operations left several ISIL members dead and wounded and destroyed a large number of their weapons and ammunition.

Meantime, other army units launched strikes on ISIL positions in Tal Barouk near al-Raqqa bridge and the village of Ayyash and Huweiqa, al-Sina’ah and al-Hamidiyeh districts in Deir Ezzur city, killing and wounding several terrorists and smashing their military vehicles.

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