DAMASCUS, SYRIA (8:45 P.M.) – Amaq Agency released four images on Saturday showing a BMP barrel-mounted Malyutka turret technical launching an anti-tank missile during urban warfare at the Al-Sinaa district in the besieged eastern city of Deir Ezzor.

The Islamic State guided missile struck a fortified position defended by Syrian soldiers:

Chris Tomson | AMN

Chris Tomson | AMN

Chris Tomson | AMN

In addition, an ISIS anti-tank missile struck a Syrian tank in Deir Ezzor today:

Meanwhile, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) is moving ever closer to linking up Deir Ezzor Airbase with the provincial capital in a bid to strengthen its regional defenses despite a long-standing jihadist siege enforced by thousands of ISIS insurgents.

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These guys defending Deir-ez-Zor are real heroes.