Intense clashes have continued in the city of Deir Ezzor as ISIS terrorists attempt to break government forces defenses in the area.
Four children lost their life yesterday in Al-Jura district due to a mortar shell fired by ISIS. The terrorist group also shelled the Al-Wadi Street, causing more civilian casualties.
On Thursday, ISIS conducted a violent attack on Syrian Arab Army (SAA) positions in the eastern and southern parts of Deir Ezzor. The SAA repelled the attack and the SAA artillery destroyed a 14.5mm gun mounted on a vehicle in Al Ma’amel area southwest of the Liwa’ al-Ta’min area. The SAA also destroyed two BMP-1 vehicles belonging to ISIS at the Al-Sham petrol station on the Malha road and in Al-Hawaiqa district.
Separately, Syrian Air Force warplanes destroyed an ISIS operations center in the Al-Aridi district and the SAA artillery targeted ISIS positions in the vicinity of the Regiment 137 base and the vicinity of the Panorama area.
According to local sources, yesterday, a whole family was killed in Al-Mayadeen town due to an airstrike by the US-led coalition. The US-led coalition intensified its bombing campaign in the Al Bukamal are near the Syrian-Iraqi border as its planning to launch an attack to capture it soon in cooperation with the Free Syrian Army.