Deir Ezzor city declared fully liberated

DEIR EZZOR, Nov. 04 (MNA) –The Syrian Arab Army has declared the entire Deir Ezzorcity fully liberated after the last positions of ISIL in it were eliminated.

“Units of the Syrian Arab Army, in cooperation with the allied and supporting forces, have accomplished the mission of fully liberating Deir Ezzor city from ISIL terrorist organization,” a military source said on Friday.

Large numbers of ISIL terrorists, including leaders, were killed and their weapons and equipment were destroyed, the source affirmed, noting that the army units and supporting forces have seized ISIL munitions depots in the city.

After assuming full control of the city, the army’s engineering units embarked on sweeping the streets, roads, squares and buildings in the liberated neighborhoods to remove unexploded ordnance (bombs, mines and explosive devices) left behind by ISIL terrorists in the area.

The army’s new achievement  came as a result of month-long special military operations against ISIL terrorists’ hotbeds that took into consideration protecting the citizens’ houses in the residential areas.

The full liberation of the eastern city of Deir Ezzor is an important step made by the Syrian Arab Army towards fully eliminating of ISIL from all the Syrian territory and foiling all the attempts of the US-led international coalition that are aimed at prolonging the existence of the terrorist organization to implement its anti –Syrian agenda.

An army unit  established control over al-Shakosya village and the farms surrounding it in the northeastern countryside of Hama.

SANA reporter said that an army unit, in cooperation with allied forces, carried out intensive operation against the gatherings of Jabhat al-Nusra in al-Shakosya village which ended up with restoring security and stability to it.

A number of terrorists were killed during the operation while the rest of them fled away, leaving the bodies of their dead and their weapons and ammunition.


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