A military source said that units of our valiant armed forces, after careful follow-up and extensive combing operations, managed to eliminate the terrorist group that recently attacked civilian and military buses on the international road of Deir Ezzor – Palmyra in the Chola – Kajab area, and two pickups equipped with machine guns were destroyed. Heavy and eight terrorists were killed.
The military source added that the Syrian Arab Army units operating in Deir Ezzor managed to eliminate the terrorist group that had attacked during the previous days several buses for civilians and military personnel on the Deir Ezzor-Palmyra road in the areas of Shula and Kabajab.
A field commander in the Syrian Arab Army confirmed that the operation was carried out after combing the desert area adjacent to the international road Deir Ezzor – Palmyra, where the movements of terrorist remnants between the Shula and Kabajab areas were explored and targeted by the attacking forces’ fire to eliminate five terrorists and destroy their four-wheel-drive pickup equipped with a heavy gun.
The field commander said that the units of our armed forces continue to pursue terrorist remnants in the region after securing the international road in Deir Ezzor – completely destroyed in front of buses and citizens.
It is noteworthy that the remnants of the terrorists present in the Deir Ezzor desert repeatedly attacked buses and cars of civilians and soldiers during the current month, and the military forces operating in Deir Ezzor combed the areas of the attacks until they managed to eliminate this group.