Deir Ezzur: ISIL’s Strategic Tunnel Razed Down by Syrian Army



The Syrian army discovered a key tunnel of the ISIL terrorist group in the old airport district in the Southern part of the city of Deir Ezzur.

The ISIL’s 20-meter-long tunnel was razed down by the army units.

Scores of the Takfiri terrorists were killed and wounded in the Syrian army’s attacks on their tunnel.

In a relevant development on Tuesday, the Syrian army and popular forces continued their advances in two strategic regions in Deir Ezzur province in Eastern Syria, killing and wounding scores of the ISIL terrorists.

The army units attacked the ISIL’s military positions in the towns of al-Mayadeen and al-Ashara in Deir Ezzur province.

The Syrian government troops killed at least four ISIL terrorists in Tebbiya region in al-Mayadeen town in the Southeastern part of Deir Ezzur.

The army units also hit hard the ISIL in al-Ashara town also located in the Southeastern part of Deir Ezzur. At least five ISIL terrorists, including three Saudi nationals, were killed in heavy clashes with the Syrian army.

Also on Monday, the Syrian army foiled an attempt by the ISIL terrorist group to penetrate into its military positions in the Eastern part of Deir Ezzur military airport, killing scores of Takfiri terrorists.

The ISIL terrorists tried to penetrate into al-Mura’yeh and Huweija fronts near Deir Ezzur military airport, but they were pushed back by the Syrian army.

“At least five terrorists were killed and many more were injured in heavy clashes with the government troops,” army sources said.

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