Syrian Army Repels ISIL Attacks near Kuweires Airbase

Syrian Army Repels ISIL Attacks near Kuweires Airbase
Sat Sep 17, 2016 15:00:12

Syrian Army soldiers have fended off ISIL's offensives on their stronghold South of Kuweires airbase 40 kilometers to the East of Aleppo city, inflicting heavy losses on the terrorists, leaving at least 10 militants dead and several more wounded.

The ISIL terrorists failed to break through the government positions in Air Force Academy near the villages of Hazaza and Tal Maksour along the highway to Raqqa after facing the strong defense of Syrian army.

ISIL suffered 10 casualties and its arms, ammunition and machinegun-equipped vehicles were destroyed in the failed attacks.

Last Saturday, Syrian Army troops and National Defense Forces clashed with ISIL terrorists in an area South of Kuweires airbase in Southeastern Aleppo, inflicting heavy losses and casualties on the militants.

Syrian government forces launched a fresh round of attacks on ISIL's positions near the aviation academy, ending in the killing of 10 militants and wounding of several more.

At least three machinegun-equipped vehicles of the ISIL were destroyed in the attacks; FNA reported.


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