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Syria in Last 24 Hours: Army Inflicts Heavy Losses on Terrorists in Deir Ezzur Province

 

The Syrian army hit hard the terrorists’ military positions and hardware in the Eastern part of Deir Ezzur province.

The terrorists in Deir Ezzur province sustained heavy losses in tough battle with the Syrian army.

The Syrian army also continued its advances in other key provinces across Syria.

Deir Ezzur

The Syrian Army soldiers stormed ISIL’s defense lines in Eastern Deir Ezzur, imposing control over one more village on Tuesday.

The army men pushed ISIL back from the villages of Tayebah Jazeerah East of Khusham region.

ISIL suffered heavy casualties and its military hardware sustained major damage in the attack.

Relevant reports said that ISIL retreated from the strategic town of al-Qouriyeh in Eastern Deir Ezzur.

A field source reported that the army killed over 20 ISIL terrorists and destroyed five vehicles thus far en route to liberating several areas in and around Al-Qouriyeh.

The army’s primary objective was to reach the nearby town of al-Asharaha, which was an ISIL stronghold with a large command-and-control center.

ISIL’s largest warehouse in the newly-liberated town of al-Mayadeen was seized by the Syrian Army forces on Tuesday, Brigadier General Hassan Suheil said, adding that the warehouse contained the latest NATO arms products that have been made in the US, Belgium and Britain.

“It will take us at least six days to take out all these trophies left here by the ISIL fighters after their escape. There are a lot of weapons and various foreign made means of communication, “Suhail said, Sputnik reported.

Al-Mayadeen was a logistics center with a well-organized system of warehouses and workshops, containing small arms and anti-tank weapons, artillery pieces and shells, homemade mines, as well as tanks and armored personnel carriers previously seized by terrorists from the Iraqi army, the commander said.

The Syrian military commander also showed journalists radar equipment, medical devices and a workshop for the production of drones with dozens of ready-made drones used by militants for reconnaissance and targeted bombing.

The bulk of the terrorist arsenal consists of weapons from NATO countries. In particular, a 155-mm howitzer manufactured in Britain was found in the ISIL’s storehouses.

Homs

The Syrian Army men found a bomb-making workshop of the ISIL terrorist group during their mop-up operation in Eastern Homs.

The army soldiers launched cleansing operation in the village of Jubb al-Bashir in Jubb al-Jarrah region in Eastern Homs, discovering an ISIL bomb-making workshop with a large volume of explosives and a large number of explosive belts.

In the meantime, the army units seized three drones of ISIL in their operation.

The Syrian Army troops imposed full control over al-Quaryatayn on Saturday, inflicting major losses on ISIL terrorists.

The army men engaged in a tough battle with ISIL and prevailed over their defense lines around the town of al-Quaryatayn, pushing the terrorists back from the entire neighborhoods in the town.

A number of ISIL terrorists were killed and many others were captured by the army men.

Idlib

A notorious field commander of the Al-Nusra Front (Tahrir al-Sham Hay’at or the Levant Liberation Board) was killed in a booby-trapped car bomb blast in Idlib province, militant-affiliated websites said on Tuesday.

The websites said that Mustafa al-Zahri, a senior commander of Al-Nusra, was killed in a booby-trapped bomb explosion in the town of al-Dana in Northern Idlib.

In the meantime, the body of Hassan al-Bokour nom de guerre Abu Abdul Rahman Havan, a notorious field commander of Al-Nusra, was found in Southern Idlib.

Al-Bokour was recently kidnapped by unknown attackers in front of his house in the town of Khan Sheikhoun in Southern Idlib.

Hama

The Al-Nusra Front engaged in heavy fighting with ISIL and managed to capture one more village in Northeastern Hama.

The Al-Nusra drove ISIL out of the village of Abu Lefeh in Northeastern Hama, killing and wounding a number of terrorists.

In the meantime, at least ten ISIL gunmen were killed in clashes with Al-Nusra near the village of al-Moshirefeh.

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