BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:20 P.M.) – The ANNA news agency has released a 30-minute documentary titled “Three Days before Deir Ezzor”. The video follows a unit of the the Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) elite Tiger Forces on the last days of its journey to lift the siege on Deir Ezzor city.
The video reveals all of the military challenges endured during by the Syrian Army throughout its final drive across the desert plains of eastern Syrian to reach besieged pro-government troops at the 137th Brigade Base.
In addition to extensive coverage of Syrian Army artillery bombardment of ISIS positions, the video shows the Tiger Forces employing anti-tank guided missiles and cannon-armed gun-trucks to destroy incoming car bombs and repel Islamic State counterattacks.
The documentary team who made the video follow the Tiger Forces all the way up to the moment when its tanks reached the 137th Brigade Base and de facto lifted the siege on Deir Ezzor city.