Scores of Militants, Including Non-Syrians, Killed in Clashes with Army in Deir Ezzur
Wali al-Shaddadi, also called by the ISIL Abu Osama al-Iraqi and Abu Sayyaf al-Libi (the Libyan) were killed in the Syrian army attacks in Deir Ezzur.
In the meantime, the ISIL site near the town of Ayash was hit by the Syrian army, which ended in the destruction of the terrorists rocket-launching pads.
The army also engaged in fierce clashes with the ISIL terrorists in the surroundigns of Deir Ezzur air port and the village of Beit Doqiem, which also inflicted major losses on the militants.
Earlier reports said that the Syrian army engaged in heavy fighting with the ISIL militants in two neighborhoods of the Eastern city of Deir Ezzur and inflicted major losses on the terrorists.
“The militant groups’ strongholds in the neighborhoods of al-Erfi and al-Jbeileh came under attacks of the Syrian army, which left several militants killed or wounded and destroyed their military vehicles,” the army said.
“The army also targeted and destroyed a column of the ISIL military vehicles on al-Siyasiyeh bridge heading to the city of Deir Ezzur,” the army added.