Syrian Army Troops Demolish Tunnel in Deir Ezzor, Kill ISIS Militants Inside

Syrian Army Troops Demolish Tunnel in Deir Ezzor, Kill ISIS Militants Inside
Thu Mar 17, 2016 17:51:21

The Syrian army units in the Eastern province of Deir Ezzor blew up a tunnel dug by terrorist groups, killing all militants stationed in the tunnel and other nearby positions.

The 33-meter-long tunnel was dug in al-Jabilah district in the Southwestern parts of Ferdous mosque whose detonation led to the destruction of a two-story base and a house occupied by the terrorists.

All militants inside the base, house and tunnel were killed as a result of the blast.

In a relevant development in Deir Ezzor on Wednesday, the Syrian army hit hard ISIS's military positions and gathering centers, inflicting heavy losses on them.

The army units pounded the Takfiri terrorists' positions from four different directions in Deir Ezzor.

Scores of ISIS militants were killed and wounded in heavy clashes with the Syrian government troops.

Also yesterday, the Syrian army men stormed the ISIS positions in the neighborhood of al-Haweiqa, which ended in the killing or wounding of several terrorists and inflicted serious damage on their military vehicles and equipment.

Meantime, the Syrian Army troops opened heavy fire at a column of ISIS vehicles carrying fuel and foodstuff in the Southern part of Deir Ezzur city, inflicting major damage on the convoy.

The ISIS fuel tankers, supplying trucks guarded by several heavy machinegun-equipped vehicles came under the attack of Syrian Tank's shelling on a road connecting Haql al-Tim to al-Shouleh.

Most of the convoy's vehicles were destroyed and their guard were killed or wounded in the attacks, FNA reported.

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