Syrian Army Troops Impose Heavy Losses on ISIS Militants in Deir Ezzor

Syrian Army Troops Impose Heavy Losses on ISIS Militants in Deir Ezzor
Tue Mar 29, 2016 18:42:09

The Syrian army and popular forces continued their advances in two strategic regions in Deir Ezzor province in Eastern Syria, killing and wounding scores of the ISIS terrorists.

The army units attacked the ISIS's military positions in the towns of al-Mayadeen and al-Ashara in Deir Ezzor province.

The Syrian government troops killed at least four ISIS terrorists in Tebbiya region in al-Mayadeen town in the Southeastern part of Deir Ezzor.

The army units also hit hard the ISIS in al-Ashara town also located in the Southeastern part of Deir Ezzor. At least five ISIS terrorists, including three Saudi nationals, were killed in heavy clashes with the Syrian army.

In a relevant development on Monday, the Syrian army foiled an attempt by the ISIS terrorist group to penetrate into its military positions in the Eastern part of Deir Ezzor military airport, killing scores of Takfiri terrorists.

The ISIS terrorists tried to penetrate into al-Mura'yeh and Huweija fronts near Deir Ezzor military airport, but they were pushed back by the Syrian army.

"At least five terrorists were killed and many more were injured in heavy clashes with the government troops," army sources said.

Also on Saturday, the Syrian army hit hard and destroyed the ISIS's military positions in the Eastern part of Deir Ezzor as the country's air force continued pounding the Takfiri terrorist group's gathering centers in strategic farms and villages across the province.

The Syrian air force pounded the ISIS's military positions in al-Mura'yeh farms and Jafreh village.

Meantime, the Syrian army destroyed the ISIS's positions in Mura'yeh and al-Huweija fronts in the Eastern part of Deir Ezzor province.

Scores of terrorists were killed and wounded in tough battle with the Syrian army and also in Syrian fighter jets' strikes.

Also on Thursday, the Syrian Air Force launched several airstrikes on ISIS positions in the city of Deir Ezzor's Eastern Suburbs.

"The Syrian Air Force also destroyed as many as a dozen pick-up trucks and armored vehicles of ISIS in the al-Uthmaniyah district," a military source said.

In addition to the destruction of the terrorist group’s vehicles, the Syrian air force jets destroyed an ISIS warehouse during the aerial operation over the region, the source added.

Also last Wednesday, a source reported that the ISIS's top field commander in Deir Ezzor province was killed by the Syrian Army when his unit launched a large-scale offensive to seize the provincial capital.

According to a source from the Syrian Army’s Airborne Brigade of the Republican Guard, the ISIS commander was identified as “Salahiddeen Al-Beljiki”, a veteran terrorist from Belgium.

One day after Al-Beljiki's death, the Syrian Armed Forces also reported the death of another ISIS field command “Sayaf Al-Baqawi”, nom de guerre “Sayaf Al-Mughrabi.

Al-Baqawi’s was a Moroccan national that led ISIS’s “Al-Bitar Battalions” in the battle for Deir Ezzor province and his death was reported to the Moroccan authorities after his identification, FNA reported.

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