A military source in Deir Ezzur said that the Syrian military forces regained control of several buildings after severe clashes with the ISIL at the gates of al-Sana’a district and destroying a tunnel used by the terrorist group to transfer light weapons and forces, killing all the militants inside the tunnel.
The source added that tens of terrorists were killed during the operations in Deir Ezzur as the militants couldn’t prevent the army’s advance in al-Sana’a despite the little number of the Syrian soldiers.
On Monday, the Syrian and Russian Air Force fighters launched fresh rounds of joint combat sorties over ISIL’s positions in Deir Ezzur, inflicting major losses and casualties on the terrorists.
Syrian and Russian warplanes bombed ISIL’s sites in the districts of Khasarat and al-Huweija in the Southeastern part of the city, destroying an arms depot in al-Hamidiyeh neighborhood and another one in Huweija al-Mari’eiyeh neighborhood.
In the meantime, ISIL’s gatherings in al-Baqaliyeh and al-Hosseiniyeh, Huweija Kate’ and al-Jneineh in Northwestern side of Deir Ezzur were bombed heavily in Syrian and Russian fighter jets’ attacks.
Syrian and Russian bombers also targeted ISIL’s centers in Hatleh in Eastern countryside of Deir Ezzur city.