Syria: More Progress in the Desert, ISIS Drone Shot Down, Plenty of Terrorists Annihilated


June 12th, 2017 – Fort Russ News –

– SANA – – translated by Samer Hussein –           

Units of the Syrian Army continue with their anti ISIS operations throughout the country.

Earlier on Monday, they shot down a booby-trapped drone that was flying in direction of Tafas, located in the northern countryside of the southern Syrian province of Daraa.

The military sources said army units also annihilated scores of ISIS terrorists when they were trying to invade several military checkpoints in Daraa Al Balad area, Al Sad Road and in Al Abbasiyeh neighborhood in Daraa city.

In the province of Homs, army units continued their progress on several axes in the Greater Syrian Desert, more precisely in direction of Ark gas field, northeast of Palmyra city and on the northwestern junction of the 4th Station in the eastern countryside of Homs province, inflicting heavy losses on ISIS terrorists in terms of personnel and equipment, several machinegun-equipped SUVs including.

Meanwhile, in the eastern province of Deir Ez Zour, army units thwarted an infiltration by ISIS terrorists at the southern axis of Deir Ez Zour city, killing and injuring scores of them.

According to the field reports, clashes erupted between the units of the Syrian Army and ISIS and its allies on the road to Liwaa Al Tameen and in the vicinity of Deir Ez Zour Airport.

More than 60 terrorists were killed and many more were left injured, in addition to destruction of a machine-gun equipped vehicle.

Local sources reported that a notorious terrorist and the emir of ISIS in Al Mayadeen, the town in the eastern countryside of Deir Ez Zour, was killed during the Syrian Army raids in Al Salehiea area of Bokmal countryside. 11 other terrorists were also killed.

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