Syria: Army expands control in al-Jafra area in Deir Ezzor and arrests a group of ISIS terrorists in Salamiyeh countryside
Army units expanded their control on the southeastern outskirts of Deir Ezzor city, after inflicting heavy losses upon ISIS terrorists.
SANA reporter in Deir Ezzor said that army units that broke the siege imposed on Deir Ezzor Military Airport, in cooperation with the airport garrison, launched intensive operations during the past hours in the area surrounding al-Jafra village, achieving a new advance that will enhance security around the residential neighborhoods and the military points in the village.
The reporter added that the ground operations of the army in the countryside of Deir Ezzor coincided with intensive airstrikes of Syrian warplanes on ISIS sites in the villages of al-Jneina, Ayash, al-Bugheiliya, Hatla, al-Hweiqa and Mabar al-Jafra.
He added that many ISIS vehicles and dens were destroyed during the airstrikes, in addition to the death of a number of terrorists.