A number of ISIL terrorists, including a Saudi commander, were killed in popular uprising in Southeastern Deir Ezzur, local sources said Tuesday.
The sources said a group of residents in the towns of Hajin and al-Ba’akan stormed ISIL terrorists’ vehicles in the towns’ passageways.
At least nine terrorists were killed in bomb attack by people on three ISIL vehicles, the sources added.
The sources also said that Jeihan Abu Hamzeh, one of the emirs of ISIL that was responsible for procurement of arms and ammunition in Deir Ezzur’s airbase, was killed in the attack.
In relevant developments in the province on Monday, the army units stormed ISIL’s defense lines in the village of Bu Omar in the Eastern countryside of Deir Ezzur, killing a number of terrorists, including Khaled Nasser, a senior field commander.
The army men also hit ISIL’s concentration centers hard in the Southern and Southwestern outskirts of the city and in areas around Deir Ezzur airbase, inflicting major damage on the militants’ equipment.
In the meantime, the Syrian Air Force bombed ISIL’s positions and movements in al-Kanamat neighborhood, al-Kanamat passageways, Huweija al-Sakar reign and Panorama base, killing and wounding a number of terrorists.