The army clashed with the ISIL terrorists on the outskirts of the neighborhoods of al-Rasafa, al-Rashidyia, al-Ommal and al-Sina’a in Deir Ezzur city, inflicting heavy losses on them, field sources said.
The sources added that more than 150 ISIL terrorists were killed in the operations in Deir Ezzur and its countryside. A number of their vehicles with all the ammunition and machineguns onboard were also destroyed.
On Friday, the Syrian army repelled another ISIL attack on Deir Ezzur military airport.
The army units killed tens of ISIL terrorists and injured dozens more in heavy clashes near the airport.
The Syrian troops also destroyed several vehicles equipped with 23mm machine guns near Deir Ezzur military airport.
The army units also foiled ISIL terrorists’ attempt to attack the al-Taym oilfield in the countryside of Deir Ezzur and managed to destroy their armored vehicle before reaching a military post in the area.