Syrian Fighters Launch Massive Airstrikes on ISIL in Strategic Regions of Deir Ezzur
The air force also launched several attacks against the terrorists’ gathering centers in al-Rushdiya and al-Hawiqa districts in Deir Ezzur; concurrently, the army targeted the militants near al-Tharda mountain in Southeastern Deir Ezzur with heavy artillery fire, killing and wounding tens of them.
The Syrian army also launched an offensive against the two ISIL hideouts in Panorama and al-Jafar regions in Southwestern Deir Ezzur, destroying both and killing all militants inside.
Simultaneous with the attack, the Syrian air force targeted several ISIL positions in Hawija al-Sukr, al-Jafra and al-Mura’yeh in the Eastern parts of Deir Ezzur.
The Syrian air force destroyed ISIL positions and vehicles East of al-Jafra, al-Tharda, and Tal Brouk in Deir Ezzur province, a military source said on Thursday.
Also on Wednesday, ISIL suffered a heavy death toll and its military hardware sustained major damage in heavy attacks of the Syrian Army troops and fighter jets in the Southern and Western countryside of Deir Ezzur city.
The Syrian warplanes bombed heavily ISIL’s positions near the village of al-Mura’yeh in Eastern countryside of Deir Ezzur, inflicting major damage on the group’s vehicles.
In the meantime, the Syrian army troops struck ISIL’s gatherings near the village of Ayash in Western countryside of Deir Ezzur, destroying at least seven machinegun-equipped vehicles.
Reports said yesterday that the Syrian military forces discovered a long tunnel of the ISIL terrorists dug under the neighborhoods of the Eastern city of Deir Ezzur and exploded it, leaving dozens of terrorists dead or wounded.
The Syrian army troops discovered a 40-meter tunnel connecting the ISIL strongholds in al-Ba’ajeen to al-Orfi neighborhood and exploded it heavily, killing or wounding of tens of the terrorists.