Deir Ezzur: Syrian Army Wards off ISIL’s Fresh Offensives with Warplanes’ Back up

Deir Ezzur: Syrian Army Wards off ISIL's Fresh Offensives with Warplanes' Back up

   (FNA)- Syrian Army troops, backed up by the country’s fighter jets, repelled the forth round of ISIL’s attacks on government forces’ positions in the Eastern city of Deir Ezzur and in its Southern countryside, inflicting major losses on the terrorists.

The army men engaged in fierce clashes with ISIL terrorists that had attacked the government positions in the neighborhoods of al-Sina’ah, al-Rasafeh and al-Omal, killing or wounding a number of them and repelling their attacks.

The army soldiers also fended off ISIL’s assault on their positions in the regions of Panorama, al-Mohandeseen and Seriyat al-Jonayd (Jonayd Division) on the Southern outskirts of Deir Ezzur city, inflicting heavy casualties of the militants.

The army soldiers and National Defense Forces repelled ISIL’s repeated attacks on their positions in the industrial zone and old airport.

The Syrian Army aircraft played a crucial role in repelling ISIL’s attacks.

In relevant developments in the province on Monday, the army troops targeted ISIL’s movements and gatherings in Eastern and Southeastern Deir Ezzur, destroying their bases and inflicting tens of casualties on the militants.

The army units targeted ISIL’s bases near a cannery factory in the town of al-Mayadeen in Southeastern Deir Ezzur, destroying several bases and killing 18 foreign-national terrorists.

The army soldiers also hit hard a base of ISIL’s Hasaba (security and monitoring) Forces in al-Labod neighborhood in the town of Mohassan East of Deir Ezzur city, leaving a number of Tunisian terrorists dead or wounded.

The army men also destroyed three ISIL positions near Deir Ezzur and al-Tharda mountain that were home to a large stockpile of arms and ammunition and two terrorist groups.

The army troops also targeted ISIL’s concentration centers near Panorama, in al-Raqqa bridge, near al-Teyam oilfield, and in the villages of Kabajeb, al-Hosseiniyeh, al-Janineh, al-Baqaliyeh, al-Thardah mountain and to the South of Deir Ezzur airbase, leaving tens of ISIL terrorists dead and a convoy of their vehicles destroyed.

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