Syrian army targets ISIL terrorists in Deir Ezzor

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DEIR EZZOR, Mar. 01 (MNA) – Syrian Army and Armed Forces continued making progress in the battle against terrorist organizations, establishing control over the Palmyra Triangle area in Homs province and targeting ISIL positions in Deir Ezzor.

The Syrian Air Force launched on Wednesday intensive airstrikes on gatherings and supply lines for ISIL terrorists in Deir Ezzor city.

SANA’s correspondent in Deir Ezzor said that the airstrikes resulted in destroying fortifications and gatherings for the terrorist organization, leaving a number of terrorists dead or injured in the bricks factories area near of Liwa al-Tamin, al-Muhandeisen area in the vicinity of al-Tharda Mountain, and Hill 23 in the graveyard area.

Meanwhile, the army units operating in the eastern countryside of Homs province established full control over the Palmyra Triangle area on the western outskirts of Palmyra city after eliminating the last gatherings of ISIL terrorists in the area.

SANA’s reporter said that army units, in coordination with the supporting forces, engaged on Wednesday in fierce clashes with ISIL terrorists located in Palmyra Triangle area, leaving scores of the terrorist dead or injured, adding that army units are chasing down the remaining terrorists in the area who are suffering great demoralization.

The reporter said that army units are advancing in the direction of Palmyra Citadel, while engineering units are canvassing the Triangle area and dismantling IEDs and landmines left behind by terrorists to impede the army’s progress.

SANA/MNA

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