The army advances in areas in Deir Ezzor and Palmyra

DeirEzzor, SANA – Army and Armed Forces units, in cooperation with supporting forces and covered by the Air Force, destroyed on Wednesday gatherings for ISIS terrorists in the surrounding of Deir Ezzor city.

SANA’s reporter in the province said that the army units, backed by supporting forces, engaged in fierce clashes with ISIS terrorists in the surroundings of the graveyards area at the southern outskirts of Deir Ezzor city, which resulted in achieving new advance in the area and inflicting heavy losses upon the terrorists in personnel and weaponry.

The reporter added that the Air Force targeted with concentrated strikes the movements, vehicles, and gatherings of ISIS terrorists in the intersection of al-Tharda area south of the airport, destroying many of their vehicles, a mortar launcher, and a heavy machinegun.

The reporter also said that airstrikes were carried out against ISIS positions and movements in the areas of factories, al-Makabbat, Seriet Jnied, and the Electricity company south of Deir Ezzor city, inflicting heavy losses upon the terrorists.


Army units carried an expanded operation against positions for ISIS terrorists in the eastern countryside of Homs, killing 12 of them.

SANA reporter said an army unit achieved new advance in hunting down ISIS terrorists on the southern axis of al-Bayarat area to the west of Palmyra city, killing and injuring many of the terrorists.

The reporter confirmed that a gathering of vehicles and terrorists’ equipment in air raids on their dens and movements in the area.

Another air raid was carried out on an ISIS position in Palmyra city, leaving 12 terrorists dead and three vehicles destroyed.

In the northern countryside of Homs, the source said the Syrian Air Force carried out a sortie on movements and sites of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in Deir Foul and Izz Eddin, destroying a vehicle equipped with machine gun and killing a number of terrorists.

The reporter added that the terrorists Khaled Abdul Rahman al-Shami, Manhal al-Rajab, Abbas al-Rais, Abdul Rahman al-Shahoud and Ibrahim al-Jazzar were identified among the dead.

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