Syria in Past 24 Hours: Militants Confirm Death of 70 ISIL Members in Deir Ezzur
The Syrian army’s air force hit positions and movements of ISIL terrorists in Ayash village, 12 km West of Deir Ezzor city, a military source said on Tuesday.
A number of ISIL terrorists were killed or injured and many of their vehicles, which were equipped with medium and heavy machineguns, were destroyed in the air strikes.
In the meantime, army units targeted movements of the ISIL terrorists in the vicinity of Deir Ezzor airport, inflicting heavy losses upon them in personnel and equipment.
Terrorist organizations acknowledged on social media pages the death of at least 70 ISIL terrorists in the Western countryside of Deir Ezzor during the past three days.
Also in the past 24 hours, the army’s air force targeted positions for Jabhat al-Nusra-linked terrorist groups in Talaf village and Hor Binafso town, 40 km to the South of Hama city.
A number of centers were destroyed in the airstrikes, which also left several Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists dead, a military source confirmed.
Meanwhile, a source on the ground said that terrorists confirmed in phone conversations between them monitored by the army that many of their fellows were killed in Hor Binafso town.
A leader named Abdullah Fitrawi was said to be among the dead.
In the same context, an army unit intensively fired rockets and artillery shells at sites for “Jaish al-Fateh” terrorists in Morek town and Atshan and Skeik villages, 30 km North of Hama city.
The operations resulted in destroying a vehicle equipped with a 23 mm machine gun and two other vehicles carrying weapons and ammunition.
Army airstrikes on Jaish al-Fateh positions in Kafr Nabboudeh and al-Latamneh towns in the Northwestern countryside of Hama left terrorists dead and a number of their hideouts destroyed.
In the neighboring Idlib province, a source on the ground said an army unit carried out a special operation targeting a gathering of terrorists in Saraqeb area in the Southern countryside of the province.
Eight terrorists were killed in the operation, including Ayham al-Abd and Ahmad Zreiq.
In al-Hamediyeh village, at least 7 terrorists from “Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement” were killed as a result of an army operation against their gathering.
Bilal al-Abed and Talal al-Abed were identified among the dead.
Also on Tuesday, the army’s air force carried out sorties targeting hideouts and movements of ISIL terrorists east of Mhein town and in al-Qaryatain village, 85 km to the Southeast of Homs city.
The air strikes resulted in destroying arms, weapons and vehicles, some of which equipped with heavy machineguns.
More hideouts and positions for Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists were destroyed in Teir Maala, west of Talbiseh and in Um Sharshouh, 18 km North of Homs city.
Also in Aleppo, the army’s air force launched a series of airstrikes against ISIL dens and fortified positions in the Eastern countryside.
ISIL targets were hit in Arran, Abu Tatal, al-Madioune and Tal Maksour villages in al-Bab area, 38 km to the Northeast of Aleppo city, where many vehicles and hideouts were destroyed.
Army airstrikes also resulted in destroying supply routes for ISIL from Raqqa through the villages of al-Jaberiyeh, Afash and Abu Danneh in the Eastern countryside of Aleppo.
In southern Syria, an army unit destroyed a vehicle for terrorists as it targeted their movements to the
Southeast of al-Abassiyeh Bakery in Daraa al-Mahatta area in Daraa city on Tuesday.
Another army unit killed a number of terrorists, injured others and destroyed their weapons and ammunition during operations against their gatherings in Daraa al-Balad neighborhood in the city.
In Dael city 14 km to the North of Daraa, the army targeted terrorists, killing numbers of them.