SANA– Army units operating in Deir Ezzor destroyed many gatherings of ISIS terrorists on the eastern and the western banks of the Euphrates River few hours after restoring control over al-Husseiniya strategic town to the north of the city.
To the southeast of Deir Ezzor city, army units started wide-scale and accurate operations to eradicate ISIS terrorists from the villages and towns between al-Mayadeen and al-Murai’yia on the western bank of the Euphrates, regaining control over the villages of Boqrous Tahtani, Boqrous Fouqani, al-Zabari, al-Olaiyiat, Sa’alou and al-Toub, according to SANA reporter.
The reporter added that scores of ISIS terrorists were killed in the operations, in addition to destroying their fortifications, barricades, machinegun-equipped vehicles and an amount of arms and ammunition that was in their possession.
To the east of the Euphrates, army units continued operations after regaining control over al-Husseiniya, advancing towards the villages of Shaqra and al-Junaina.
Army units also engaged in violent clashes with ISIS terrorists in the surroundings of al-Sina’a neighborhood, killing scores of them and destroying their arms
Meanwhile, the Syrian Air Force and Artillery carried out intensive strikes against positions of ISIS terrorists in Muhassan, al-Boulail, al-Junaina and the neighborhoods of al-Ardi , al-Orfi, Kanamat and Khasarat.
Many of ISIS positions and fortifications were destroyed in the strikes and scores of terrorists were killed.
In a relevant context, local sources confirmed that many of ISIS leaders fled away from Deir Ezzor eastern countryside including a number of their commanders such as terrorists Maher al-Kamari, Khaled al-Hassan al-Khalil al-Azzawi nicknamed “Abu al-Adyia” and terrorist Mus’ab al-Rashid.