ISIL Sustains Heavy Casualties in Syrian Army Ambush in Eastern Deir Ezzur Province
A field source said that a Syrian army unit, in cooperation with the engineering units, carried out an ambush against the ISIL in a street in al-Sina’ah neighborhood in Deir Ezzur city by planting landmines and bombs in the street.
The bombs were then detonated, leaving at least 75 Takfiri terrorists dead and tens of others wounded, including foreign militants.
The ambush also destroyed the terrorists’ arms, equipment and a cannon.
In a relevant development on Wednesday, the Syrian Army and Air Force struck ISIL positions in three different battlefields across the Eastern province of Deir Ezzur and inflicted major losses on the militants.
The Syrian government forces hit the ISIL gatherings in al-Sina’ah district, which ended in the killing of over 10 militants and explosion of a mid-size depot of ammunition and weapons.
In the meantime, the ISIL sites in Haweija Saker and al-Baqaliyeh came under the heavy strikes of the Syrian fighter jets, which not only claimed the lives of several terrorists but destroyed their sites’ infrastructures.