The army men engaged in fierce clashes with ISIL in the neighborhoods of al-Huweiqa and al-Roshdiyeh and around Deir Ezzur airbase, killing a large number of them and destroying their arms and equipment.
In the meantime, the Syrian Air Force bombed ISIL’s positions and supply lines in Panorama and al-Mawared regions, in the neighborhoods of al-Roshdiyeh, al-Huweiqa and Khasarat and in the villages of al-Hosseiniyeh, al-Baqaliyeh, Hatlah, Huweija Sakar, Ayyash and al-Masrab.
A military source confirmed that several positions of ISIL were destroyed and a large number of terrorists, including Owayed al-Barak and Ayed al-Dakhil from Kuwaiti and Abu Aisha al-Jazrawi from Saudi Arabia and a Malaysian were killed in the attacks.
Relevant reports said on Tuesday that the army soldiers clashed fiercely with ISIL around Deir Ezzur airbase, destroying a drone equipped with camera and several bombs before reaching the pro-government forces’ positions.
Also, the army units exchanged fire with ISIL in al-Roshdiyeh neighborhoods in Deir Ezzur city, destroying one of their positions and killing several militants.
In the meantime, the Syrian warplanes bombed heavily ISIL’s positions in the villages of Shoula, al-Baqiliyeh, al-Maqaber (cemetery) region, Ayyash, Ein Bou Jom’ah and Panorama region, destroying terrorists’ military equipment and killing a number of fighters.