BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:10 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) is rapidly advancing at the western outskirts of Deir Ezzor, liberating several meters of territory near the 137th Artillery Brigade Base.
Led by elements of the 17th Division and 5th Legion, the Syrian Arab Army has liberated more than 500 meters of territory this morning, leaving them within 2500 meters of the 137th Brigade Base and lifting the siege on Deir Ezzor.
Once the army reaches the 137th Brigade Base, the first phase of the Deir Ezzor offensive will conclude.
The next phase of the offensive will be to lift the siege on the Deir Ezzor Military Airport, followed by taking control of the entire provincial capital.
More details to follow as the battle progresses…