Deir Ezzor, SANA – Army units, supported by the Syrian Air Force, launched operations against ISIS gatherings and fortifications in Deir Ezzor.
SANA reporter in Deir Ezzor said that army units engaged in clashes with terrorist groups affiliated to ISIS on the southern axis of Deir Ezzor city, resulting in the death of a number of terrorists, in addition to injuring others and destroying a number of their fortification points and hideouts.
He added that the Syrian Air Force launched strikes on ISIS fortifications in the graveyards area, al-Hamidiyeh, Khasarat, Knamat, Hatla and Sfeira, inflicting heavy losses upon them.
The reporter quoted local sources that ISIS arrested a number of locals in the city of al-Mayadeen to the southeast of Deir Ezzor city after the poisoning of a number of its “foreigner” members, affirming that a state of tension prevailed between the locals and ISIS terrorists after the explosion of one of ISIS weapons caches in the area.
The sources added that ISIS slaughtered two young men in the city of al-Bukamal on charges of dealing with third parties.