Syrian Army Seizes Large Depot of Arms, Telecom Equipment in ISIL Positions in Deir Ezzur


The Syrian Army troops continued their mop-up operations in four neighborhoods of Deir Ezzur city on Friday and found a large volume of arms, ammunition and a large number of telecommunication devices in the former positions of the ISIL terrorist group.

The army men combed the neighborhoods of Dawar Qassan Aboud, al-Arzi, Ali Beik and Sheikh Yasin in Deir Ezzur city and seized a large volume of weapons and munitions, including mortars, machineguns, bombs and telecommunication devices.

The Syrian Army troops repelled ISIL’s heavy offensive on pro-government forces in Southeastern Deir Ezzur on Wednesday, killing tens of terrorists.

The army men warded off ISIL’s heavy attack on their positions in al-Jala’a and al-Ramadi regions North of the town of Albu Kamal in Southeastern Deir Ezzur, killing tens of suicide attackers and destroying their bomb-laden vehicles in a ten-hour-long clash.

The army men killed tens of terrorists and forced their remaining pockets to retreat towards the Eastern bank of the Euphrates River, seizing arms and ammunition left behind by the fleeing militants.

In the meantime, other units of the army men deployed at Deir Ezzur border with Homs province engaged in heavy fighting with a group of ISIL terrorists that tired to prevail over the pro-government forces’ positions in Badiyeh (desert) of Humeimeh in Eastern Homs.

The army men beat back the ISIL and killed or wounded a number of them.

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