Syrian army destroys ISIL fortifications in Deir Ezzor

News ID: 4006550 -
DEIR EZZOR, Jun. 17 (MNA) – Syrian army units, backed by the Air Force, engaged in fierce battles against ISIL terrorist groups on several axes in Deir Ezzor city and its surroundings, inflicting heavy losses upon the terrorists in personnel and arms.

SANA reporter said that the army units confronted on Thursday night ISIL terrorists’ attack on Tel al-Brouk, destroying several of their vehicles in the surroundings of Raqqa bridge northwest of the city.

The reporter added that the death of a number of ISIL terrorists was confirmed as a result of army artillery strikes against terrorists’ movements near the school and Villat al-Adim in the surroundings of al-Banorama area and the neighborhoods al-Hweiqeh, al-Rishdiyeh, the old airport, Tel al-Brouk and al-Bugheiliyeh.

In coincidence with the ground operations, the Syrian Air Force carried out intensive strikes against ISIL terrorists’ gatherings and sites in Hetleh and Marat villages in the eastern countryside Deir Ezzor, causing a fire in one of their sites in Marat, accompanied by successive explosions which turned out later to be the result of destroying a large ammunition depot.

The reporter noted that the raids launched against ISIL terrorists in Hweijet Sakr, al-Banorama and al-Thurdeh in the vicinity of Deir Ezzor resulted in killing and injuring many of the terrorists.

SANA/MNA

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