The Syrian and Russian air forces carried out multiple airstrikes on ISIS positions in the southern part of Deir Ezzor. The airstrikes hit the cemetery area, where large numbers of militants were killed and wounded, as well as a large number of weapons and ammunition were destroyed. Moreover, Syrian and Russian warplanes bombed ISIS on the Malha road in the vicinity of the Regiment 137 Base.
The operation of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) against ISIS militants in the vicinity of the cemetery area and the vicinity of the Regiment 137 base resulted in the killing of 14 ISIS militants, and the destruction of a mortar site and an armed vehicle belongiing to the terrorist group.
Fifteen civilians lost their life and 63 were injured during the last 24 hours in the Harbash and Joura districts in Deir Ezzor city as a result of heavy shelling by ISIS.
From its side, ISIS announced that 420 young men from Deir Ezzor have joined the organization after a series of propaganda events organized by ISIS in the city and its countryside. More than 7000 men attended the events.
ISIS is now suffering from a great shortage of manpower after its large losses in Iraq and Syria.