Syrian Warplanes Launch Heavy Airstrikes on ISIL Positions Around Deir Ezzur Airbase
“The ISIL positions in Baqjaji Farms near the strategic Deir Ezzur airbase came under massive bombardments of the Syrian jets,” the sources said.
“The forces in the airbase had been informed of offensive arrangement of the ISIL terrorists in the farms and the airbase commanders asked the air force for immediate aerial attacks on enemy positions,” the sources pointed out.
“The Syrian fighter jets bombed the ISIL gatherings heavily and prevented the terrorist groups from staging any fresh attack on the airbase,” the sources said.
“The ISIL suffered heavy casualties and their military vehicles and equipment were destroyed in the airstrikes,” the sources added.
On Friday, the Syrian Army troops repelled the ISIL’s massive offensive in the Eastern province of Deir Ezzur after inflicting heavy losses on the terrorists.
“The ISIL large-scale attacks against the government forces’ positions near Deir Ezzur airbase was thwarted by the Syrian army soldiers,” the sources said.
“The army killed dozens of the ISIL terrorists and forced the remaining of them to retreat from the battlefront,” the sources added.