Syrian Army backed by the popular forces took full control of ravished oilfield in the Northern part of Deir Ezzur province after withdrawal of ISIL forces from there.
Scores of militants were killed and wounded in heavy clashes with the Syrian army and popular forces on Thursday.
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 arm
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.
Also on Saturday, the Syrian army hit hard and destroyed the ISIL’s military positions in the Eastern part of Deir Ezzur as the country’s air force continued pounding the Takfiri terrorist group’s gathering centers in strategic farms and villages across the province.
The Syrian air force pounded the ISIL’s military positions in al-Mura’yeh farms and Jafreh village; FNA reported.