On Firday evening, ISIS militants bombarded the government-hedl Deir Ezzor Airport with mortars and missiles, destroying two warplanes belonging to the Syrian Air Force.
The attack on the Deir Ezzor Airport was a part of the ongoing efforts of the ISIS terrorist group to put pressure on government forces in Deir Ezzor.
On Sunday, ISIS units continued attacks on the Syrian army inside and outside the city of Deir Ezzor, but they failed to achieve notable gains.
Meanwhile, ISIS propaganda outlets claimed that “regime forces” suffered dozens of casualties in the recent clashes for this Syrian city. No videos or photos confirming these claims were provided.