Syrian Army Repulses ISIL's Attack in Deir Ezzur

Syrian Army Repulses ISIL's Attack in Deir Ezzur
Mon Sep 12, 2016 20:38:04

After several hours of fierce clashes with the terrorists, Syrian army, backed by popular forces, has repelled ISIL's offensives on two areas in Deir Ezzur city in Eastern Syria.

The Syrian army and its allies thwarted the ISIL attack on Huwija Sakr and al-Sina'ah districts in Deir Ezzur. After the retreat of the terrorists from the battlefield, the two sides again engaged in intense exchange of fire and clashes pursued between the two sides, reports said.

Meantime, the Syrian air force pounded the ISIL's military positions in al-Siyaseh bridge, al-Halbiya square, al-Sina'ah and al-Hosseiynieh al-Janiniya districts in Deir Ezzur city, killing several terrorists and destroying their military vehicles.

On Sunday, the Syrian fighter jets continued to bomb ISIL's bases in regions Southwest of Deir Ezzur, battlefield sources said, adding that the attacks slowed down movements of the militants in the region.

ISIL's strongholds near al-Thardah mountain on the Southern side of Panorama were heavily bombed by the Syrian Air force.

Air force reports said scores of militants were killed or wounded in the attack.

ISIL's military hardware also sustained major damage in the attacks.

ISIL's centers near Tal Brouk in Northwestern countryside of Deir Ezzur city were also targeted by the Syrian bombers.

In relevant developments in the province on Friday, Syrian Army soldiers struck heavily ISIL's centers in different parts of Deir Ezzur city and its countryside, destroying a large numbers of the terrorists' heavy weapons.

Syrian warplanes carried out a number of combat flights over ISIL's positions in al-Jafreh, Hatleh, Jabal al-Thardeh, al-Baqaliyeh and Tal Brouk, meantime, the Syrian army's artillery units shelled ISIL's based in al-Sina'ah, al-Hamidiyeh, al-Huweiqa, al-Roshdiyeh, and al-Orfi.

A large number of ISIL's mortar Launching-pads were damaged in the attacks; FNA reported.


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