On the eve of the Syrian troops managed to enter the settlement of Al-Muria, and also to free the Sarda and Carrum mountain ranges from the militants. The militants are thrown from Deir-ez-Zor by a distance of 5-7 kilometers to the east of the city limits, beyond the Euphrates River. Earlier it was reported that Deir-ez-Zor, released in early September, was gradually returning to peaceful life after the lifting of the blockade.
“Several IG fighters surrendered to government troops, while a small number is being discussed,” the source said.
Under what circumstances the terrorists surrendered, the source does not specify.
According to the source, this indicates that the terrorists in Deir-ez-Zor today are greatly weakened and can not continue to resist for a long time.
Government forces of the SAR from the middle of the offensive in the east and south-east of the city of Deir ez Zor. The advanced detachments of the army and the allied forces succeeded in knocking out terrorists from strategic heights to the southeast of the Deir ez Zor air base and also throwing IS * fighters away from the eastern side of the Air Force base.
To date, fierce battles continue in the area of Jafra on the outskirts of the city, where the army of the SAR breaks through to the Euphrates. Terrorists continue to resist, as along the river in the Jaffa area is the main supply route of the IG * from the city of Mayadin to Deir ez Zor.
* Terrorist organization, banned in the Russian Federation