Over 20 ISIL militants killed in army offensive in Syria’s Deir Ezzur

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Army announced on Monday that its forces have killed 24 terrorists in an overnight raid on a main concentration center of the ISIL terrorist group in Deir Ezzur.

The army said that heavy clashes erupted in al-Matar al-Qadim in the Eastern city of Deir Ezzur after the country’s soldiers attacked the positions of the ISIL Takfiris, which resulted in the killing of over 24 and wounding of many more terrorists.

On Sunday, the Syrian army stormed the main command center of the ISIL terrorist group in Almrieih farms in the Eastern part of the country, leaving a large number of terrorists dead or wounded, local sources said.

The sources said that the ISIL stronghold in Almrieih farm came under the heavy offensive of the government forces earlier today, in which most of the equipment in the military site were destroyed and the site’s infrastructure sustained heavy damage.

Also on Sunday, the Syrian Army announced that its soldiers’ offensive against the militant groups’ concentration centers in Deir Ezzur claimed the lives of at least 20 terrorists.

The army said that the militant groups in al-Ommal area in the Eastern city of Deir Ezzur suffered heavy death toll, including 20 killed and many more wounded members.

Also, the groups’ military equipment were considerably destroyed in the government forces’ attack.

By Fars News Agency