Abu Mazen, one of the senior intelligence commanders of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, as well as a number of his companions in arms were killed during air raids of the Syrian Air Force on a terrorists’ command base, located on the Panorama farms near the city of Deir ez-Zor.
Gatherings of IS terrorists on the western side of Panorama square were also pounded by Syrian fighter jets. As result, several military vehicles of militants were destroyed.
On Monday, Syrian troops stormed IS positions in al-Orfi neighborhood, located in the eastern part of Deir ez-Zor city. As a result of the attack, at least 20 militants were killed and many others were wounded, while their base was destroyed.
At the same time, Syrian soldiers shot down an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) of the IS terrorist group, which was flying over al-Rusfeh region.
The Syrian Army also managed to destroy several bomb-laden vehicles of IS terrorists in al-Jafrah village, located near the Deir ez-Zor airport.
In its turn, the Syrian Air Force struck hideouts and military vehicles of the terrorist group on the al-Thardah mountain. As a result of the air raid, at least five vehicles of terrorists, as well as their hideout were destroyed.