Syrian army repels attack on Deir ez-Zor


A Syrian source, on the condition of anonymity, told Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) that the terrorist group Daesh (ISIS) attacked central neighborhoods of al-Rashidiya and al-Hweiqe in Deir ez-Zor.

However, the attack was totally repelled, according to the source.

The Syrian forces also on Friday repelled an attack on some parts of Deir ez-Zor-Palmyra highway.

Syrian army and its allies on September 5 broke the three-year Daesh siege on Deir ez-Zor, entering the Takfiri group’s stronghold in the west of the city.

Deir ez-Zor Province lies in eastern Syria, on the border with Iraq.

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