Syrian Army, Allied Forces Target Militants in Deir-ez-Zor, Suweida

Armed groups wiped out by forces loyal to President Bashar Assad in several areas in Syria's east and south

A Syrian army unit carried out an operation against Islamic State militants near the city of Deir-ez-Zor on Tuesday killing a number of Islamist fighters, field sources reported.

A source told SANA that the army clashed with ISIS fighters in the area surrounding Panorama to the southwest of the city, destroying a booby-trapped vehicle while also killing and injuring many militants.

The source added that the army also targeted terrorists in Moreiia and its farmlands and Hweijet al-Moreiia in the south-eastern countryside of the province.

In Suweida province, popular defense groups clashed with militants in the Kou Hadar region in the northern countryside, a local police source command told SANA.

The source added that the groups ambushed the fighters, killing and injuring a number of them while also seizing ammunition and explosives.

This article was edited by The Syrian Observer. Responsibility for the information and views set out in this article lies entirely with the author.


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