Syrian Army retakes new areas in Deir Ezzor, kills scores of ISIS terrorists in Hawijit Saqar
Army units, operating in Deir Ezzor, restored control over Islah al-Husseineh and the Paper Factory as they launched a wide-scale military operation to root out the last gatherings of ISIS terrorists in Hawijit Saqar on the eastern rank of Euphrates River.
A source in Deir Ezzor said that army units established control over Islah al-Husseineh and the Paper Factory and advanced on the eastern rank of Euphrates River towards al-Junina village, adding that army units, backed by air force and artillery, killed a large number of ISIS terrorists after engaging in heavy clashes with them.
The source said that army units launched a military operation to retake Hawijit Saqar and achieved a significant advance in the area after killing many terrorists and destroying some of their vehicles.
On the axis of al-Mayadeen, the source said that army engineering units continued dismantling landmines and IEDs in the areas which were liberated on Tuesday.
By: Suhad Alaawar