(AhlulBayt News Agency) - Reporter in Deir Ezzor said that units of the army, in cooperation with the backup forces, established control over Kabajib town, nearly 50 km to the south western side of Deir Ezzor.
Earlier, the Syrian Arab Army units expanded their control around Regiment 137 in the southwestern side of Deir Ezzor and inflicted heavy losses on ISIS terrorists, at a time when fierce infighting erupted between the terror organization’s mercenaries due to the state of collapse it is suffering under the continuous victories of the Syrian army.
Reporter in Deir Ezzor said the army units operating in the southwestern countryside of Deir Ezzor are working to expand their control in the vicinity of the Regiment 137 after breaking the siege imposed on the city yesterday for more than 3 years.
The reporter pointed out that the Air Force has directed intensive strikes on the hideouts and fortified points of ISIS in the areas of al-Malha, al-Thardah and near al-Taim oil field and the villages of Shula and Ayyash and Bugheiliyeh, which resulted in the destruction of some of the targets and the elimination of many terrorists.
The Syrian Arab Army units controlled on Tuesday a number of strategic hills around the town of Kabajib, 50 km southwest of Deir Ezzor.
Meanwhile, local sources from the western countryside of Deir Ezzor reported that some ISIS terrorists were killed and injured as infighting erupted between Iraqi mercenaries and others of the French nationality in the town of Granij.
Meanwhile, nearly 25 terrorists from ISIS were killed in strikes carried out by the Air Force and Artillery of the Army on the movement axis of an ISIS group in the eastern countryside of Homs.
A military source said that the Air Force and Artillery of the Army struck ISIS sites and movement axes in the area surrounding the villages of Boraq Nashma, al-Jabiria and Um Twina to the east of Abu al-Alaia village in eastern countryside of Homs, killing 25 terrorists who fled from Uqayribat in the eastern countryside of Hama.
The source added that the strikes also destroyed the main site of the so-called “ISIS Ruler” in the area.