Syria in Last 24 Hours: ISIL’s Attack on Key Airbase Repelled in Deir Ezzur
The ISIL terrorists were pushed back from the vicinity of Deir Ezzur airbase.
Scores of Takfiri terrorists were killed and wounded in tough battle with the Syrian government forces.
The Syrian army and popular force also continued their military gains in other key provinces across Syria.
The Syrian government forces repulsed ISIL’s offensive on Deir Ezzur airbase, killing and wounding tens of terrorists and seizing their weapons.
The ISIL launched an assault on Deir Ezzur military airport, targeting the Syrian army positions in several fronts with a huge number of Takfiri terrorists.
However, the Syrian army and popular forces thwarted the ISIL offensive and inflicted heavy losses upon the Takfiri terrorists.
According to a military source, the pro-government forces killed at least 30 militants, wounded scores of others and seized their weapons and ammunition.
The Syrian army carried out special operations inside the al-Lajat Plateau in Dara’a province, seizing a large supply of weapons and ammunition from the terrorists.
According to a military source, the Syrian soldiers seized grenades, RPGs, rifles and anti-aircraft machineguns from the Takfiri terrorists.
The source also said that the army operations in al-Lajat Plateau killed and wounded tens of militants.
The al-Nusra Front terrorist group called on its members in different parts of the country to join their comrades in Lattakia, fearing a massive impending loss in war with the Syrian army and its allies.
The Syrian army backed by Desert Hawks Brigade and the National Defense Forces (NDF) launched special operations to recapture the last hilltops at Kabani in Lattakia province, killing and injuring a large number of Takfiri terrorists.
Their operations still continue in the region to break through al-Nusra Front defense lines and win back the hilltops.
The large-scale operations of pro-government forces forced the Takfiri terrorist group to send a large number of reinforcements to the Northeastern parts of Lattakia.
According to a military source, the al-Nusra Front received a significant number of fighters from the nearby Al-Ghaab Plains.
The Syrian fighter jets are still pounding the ISIL terrorist group’s positions in the recently-liberated ancient city of Palmyra (Tadmur), destroying a convoy of their vehicles and killing scores of militants.
The Syrian air force destroyed a convoy of vehicles of the ISIL Takfiri terrorist group in the area East of the Oil Station 3 in the Eastern countryside of Palmyra.
Field sources said that bodies of several ISIL militants were seen on the ground.
The Syrian army, supported by the popular forces and Air Force units, repelled ISIL’s organized attack on the Northern parts of Sweida.
The ISIL launched a large-scale assault in the Northern parts of Sweida, targeting the Syrian army’s positions at Tal Dhalfa and Abu Haraat, military sources said on Thursday.
“But the Syrian soldiers and popular forces, backed by the Syrian bombers, foiled their attacks and killed more than 35 Takfiri terrorists,” they added.
According to sources, more than 250 other terrorists fled the battlefield after facing the Syrian forces’ heavy fire.