DEIR EZZOR, Jul. 18 (Press Shia) – The Syrian Air Force carried out a number of airstrikes during the past few hours targeting ISIL gatherings and fortifications in the surroundings of Deir Ezzor Airport, Damen Battalion, al-Junieneh village, al-Kamanat crossing, and the neighborhoods of al-Hamidiyeh and al-Sinaa in Deir Ezzor city and its surroundings.

SANA’s reporter said that the airstrikes killed and injured a number of terrorists and destroyed their barricades, fortifications, and
vehicles.

An army unit destroyed an machinegun-equipped vehicle, killing and injuring a number of ISIL terrorists in the surroundings of the
Panorama, according to the reporter.

On a relevant note, local sources said that terrorists Barakat al-Motlab, aka “Qaswara al -Ashari,” who was a leader in ISIL, escaped from al-Asharah town northeast al-Mayadeen city.

In another context, ISIL terrorists opened a market in al-Mayadeen city, 45 km southeast of Deir Ezzor, for selling women and girls who
were kidnapped by the terror organization from different areas in the province.

SANA/Press Shia