DEIR EZZOR, Feb. 08 (Press Shia Agency) – Army and Armed Forces units, in cooperation with supporting forces and covered by the Air Force, destroyed on Wednesday gatherings for ISIL terrorists in the surrounded city of Deir Ezzor.

SANA’s reporter in the province said that the army units, backed by supporting forces, engaged in fierce clashes with ISIL terrorists in the surroundings of the graveyards area at the southern outskirts of Deir Ezzor city, which resulted in achieving new advance in the area and inflicting heavy losses upon the terrorists in personnel and weaponry.

The reporter added that the Air Force targeted with concentrated strikes the movements, vehicles, and gatherings of ISIL terrorists in the intersection of al-Tharda area south of the airport, destroying many of their vehicles, a mortar launcher, and a heavy machinegun.

The reporter also said that airstrikes were carried out against ISIL positions and movements in the areas of factories, al-Makabbat, Seriet Jnied, and the Electricity company south of Deir Ezzor city, inflicting heavy losses upon the terrorists.

SANA/Press Shia Agency