Syrian Army Kicks off Operation to Purge Deir Ezzur Deserts of ISIL

The Syrian Army launched a major operation in the Eastern deserts of Deir Ezzur on Tuesday to hunt the remaining pockets of ISIL terrorists.

The army forces launched a major operation against ISIL from Tal al-Saroukh in al-Sukhnah deserts South of al-Shoula in Southwestern Deir Ezzur to the Northwest of al-Tanf in Southern Homs near the border with Iraq.

The army men further advanced 30km in the region against ISIL and deployed to the village of Nayriayah.

In the meantime, the Syrian Air Force bombed heavily ISIL’s movements near Aweiraz Dam, near T2 Oil Pumping Station in Southwestern Deir Ezzur, T3 Oil Pumpign Staiton in Eastern Homs and several roads at Deir Ezzur border with Homs in Eastern desert of Deir Ezzur, inflicting major losses on the terrorists.

In a relevant development last week, the army soldiers engaged in a tough battle with a group of ISIL terrorists South-East of the desert of Palmyra.

In the meantime, the fighter jets pounded ISIL’s movements near Aweiraz Dam and also near T2 Oil Pumping Station and the Eastern desert of Homs along the Homs-Deir Ezzur provincial borders, inflicting major losses on the terrorists.

The army men managed to repel the ISIL’s offensive after inflicting heavy casualties on them and forcing the remaining pockets of them to retreat.

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