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Syrian Soldiers One Step Closer to Terrorists’ Main Stronghold in Southeastern Deir Ezzur

4 October 2017 20:11


The Syrian Army forces continued to hit ISIL’s defense lines and managed to record significant advances towards the town of al-Mayadeen, the main bastion of the terrorist group in the Southeastern part of the province, field sources said Wednesday.

The sources said that the army men, backed up by the army’s artillery units and aircraft, continued to clash with ISIL in several flanks in Southeastern Deir Ezzur towards the town of Mouhassan.

Also, warplanes pounded ISIL’s movements and positions in the towns and villages of Buqras Fowqani, al-Mayadeen, Jadid, Akidat and Bu Leil, killing a number of terrorists and destroying their equipment, the sources added.

In the meantime, another field source reported that the army units advanced along the Deir Ezzur-al-Mayadeen road, capturing several more positions.

The source further said that the army forces repelled large-scale attacks of ISIL’s suicide vehicles in Bu Leil region near Mouhassan.

The ISIL terrorist group’s warlord Abu Osama Tunisi was killed along with a number of militants in clashes with the Syrian Army soldiers in Southeastern Deir Ezzur on Tuesday.

The army men engaged in a tough battle with ISIL in Khusham and Hatlah Fowqani regions, killing a number of terrorists, including Abu Osama Tunisi, a war emir (commander) of the terrorist group.

In the meantime, the Syrian Air Force pounded ISIL’s positions in the villages and towns of al-Janineh, al-Hosseiniyeh, Hatlah, Mouhassan, Sa’alou, al-Tayebeh, Bu Leil and al-Salehiyeh.

The army aircraft also bombed heavily ISIL’s movements in the neighborhoods of Kanamat, al-Hamidiyeh, al-Arzi, Khasarat and Sheikh Yaseen, killing and wounding a large number of terrorists and destroying their positions and military hardware in large scale.

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