ISIL’s Centers in Deir Ezzur Receive Severe Blow in Syrian Armed Forces’ Attacks
The artillery and missile units shelled heavily ISIL’s positions in the neighborhoods of Old Airport, al-Huweiqa, al-Roshdiyeh, al-Hamidiyeh, Huweiqa Sakar, Gas hill and in areas surrounding al-Tayem oilfield, West of Tal (hill) al-Sonouf, near Panorama base and in the village of al-Baqaliyeh, killing and wounding a large number of terrorists and destroying their military equipment.
In the meantime, the army aircraft carried out repeated combat sorties over ISIL’s strongholds in al-Roshdiyeh, around airport and in the village of al-Jafrah in Southern countryside of Deir Ezzur city, killing and wounding a large number of terrorists and destroying their military hardware.
In relevant developments in the province on Wednesday, the army’s artillery and missile units along with the country’s Air Force pounded ISIL’s movement and positions South and South-West of Deir Ezzur city and managed to repel the terrorists’ heavy attacks on pro-government forces’ positions.
The artillery and missile units opened heavy fire at the movements of a group of ISIL terrorists that had attacked the army positions in areas surrounding the Gas Company West of Regiment 137 base in the Southern outskirts of Deir Ezzur, repelling their attack and killing 11 of the militants.
In the meantime, the army soldiers, backed up by the army aircraft, engaged in fierce clashes with ISIL in al-Maqaber (cemetery) region, near Panorama base and Regiment 137 base.
The artillery units also shelled ISIL’s gathering centers and supply lines in the neighborhoods of al-Roshdiyeh, al-Hamidiyeh and Sheikh Yasin, and inflicted a number of casualties on the terrorists.