SANA’s reporter said that this was achieved after carrying out intensive operations against ISIS terrorists and eliminating their latest gatherings in the area, adding that army units found a tunnel network in the hills which the terrorists were using to move and store ammunition and food supplies.
Syrian Army units engaged in clashes with ISIS-affiliated terrorist groups southwestern of Deir Ezzor city, while the Syrian Air Force carried out a series of airstrikes against their positions in the city and the surrounding area.
Army units killed a number of ISIS terrorists and injured others, destroying their arms and ammunition in violent clashes at the axis of al -Bughailyia-al Panorama.
The Syrian Air Force destroyed dens and hotbeds of ISIS terrorists and killed scores of them in intensive airstrikes against their positions to the west of Deir Ezzor City, al-Mawared area, Hwaijet Qati’a, al-Tharda roundabout, the surroundings of the Airport, and in the neighborhoods of al-Hwaiqa, the Old Airport and al-Omal.
The airstrikes targeted fortifications of ISIS in the villages of al Bughailyia, al- Junaina, al-Shoula, al-Shmaita and al-Tibni, inflicting heavy losses upon them in the equipment and personnel.
Local sources in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor said that a group of ISIS terrorists, including Alaa al-Anad al-Mustafa, fled from al-Mohassan town to an unknown destination.
Terrorists of ISIS executed three young men on charge of fighting against the organization at the entrance of al-Ramadi village in the countryside of al-Bukamal city in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor.