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Army Kills Scores of Jihadist Militants in Deir-ez-Zor, Homs

Government forces bombard ISIS fighters on the outskirts of the Regiment 137 base in eastern Deir-ez-Zor province, killing 28, while a Nusra Front explosives cache is destroyed in central Homs, state media reports
Army Kills Scores of Jihadist Militants in Deir-ez-Zor, Homs

The Syrian army targeted gatherings and positions of militants from the Islamic State (ISIS) and Nusra Front in Deir-z-Zor and Homs provinces on Tuesday morning.

A military source told SANA that army units carried out concentrated bombardments against ISIS terrorists in the Al-Maqaber area, as well as the Jubaileh and Rashidieh neighborhoods, in the surroundings of Deir-ez-Zor's Regiment 137 base. Fighters were also targeted to the east of the airport and the electricity plant in Deir-ez-Zor city and its environs.

The source added that 28 terrorists were killed and 22 others were injured in the operations, in addition to destroying a rocket-launch pad and a machine gun-equipped vehicle.

In Homs, a military source told SANA that the Syrian army destroyed a Nusra Front explosives cache, including vehicles rigged with bombs, in Deir Ful village in the northern countryside of Homs province.

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