The army units intensified operations to seize back control of Deir Hafer, and drove the Takfiri terrorists out of al-Qusayer town after heavy clashes with the ISIL militants.
A military source said that the army’s operations in Eastern Aleppo which have started since two months ago will fiercely continue, and added that over 25 terrorists were killed during the recent operations near Deir Hafer.
In a relevant development on Monday, the army could retake full control of al-Sharimeh village and the nearby farms from the ISIL militants.
A military source said that tens of ISIL terrorists have fled the battleground in the region.
“Over 20 militants were killed during the army operations,” he added.
On Sunday, the army had expanded the range of its advances near Deir Hafer and won back control of several villages.
The army units engaged in heavy clashes with the ISIL terrorists in Eastern Aleppo, and retook control of Ahmadiyeh village in the Northern parts of Deir Hafer.
They also seized back control of Um Tineh and al-Mabou’jeh in the Eastern and Western parts of Deir Hafer, respectively.