BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:15 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has launched a powerful attack this evening to recapture the Deir Ezzor Cemetery, Jirayah village, and Harabish District from the Islamic State terrorists.

Backed by Syrian and Russian airstrikes, the Qassem Group of the Republican Guard forces stormed the Deir Ezzor Cemetery’s eastern perimeter, where they were met with strong resistance from the Islamic State terrorists entrenched around this site.

If the Syrian Arab Army is successful in recapturing the Deir Ezzor Cemetery from the Islamic State terrorists, then the air force will once again be able to land helicopters at the military airport.

The video footage above is from the Panorama area of western Deir Ezzor; this is one of the most critical sites the Syrian Arab Army has to secure in order to push back the Islamic State terrorists.

According to a military source in Damascus, the runways at the Al-Qamishli Airport are flooded with fighter jets preparing to assist the Syrian Arab Army in Deir Ezzor.

These fighter jets flying from Al-Qamishli to Deir Ezzor have carried out nonstop airstrikes against the Islamic State, destroying a number of their armored vehicles and killing several of their terrorist combatants.

The battle will likely intensify tonight, as the Syrian Arab Army attempts to reopen their strategic roadway from the provincial capital to the military airport.

 

 

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Vangelis Kotsios
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Good luck commanders!!
The world see’s your heroic battle!!!

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The heroic stand of the SAA at Deir Ezzor will be described in the history books as an example of stoicism and courage.All means must be used to save them from the butchery of the US CIA/NATO/Saudi backed sponsors of world terrorism.

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This has been a long battle at Deir Ezzor. Now it is at it’s most intense. What happens now is crucial to the future of Syria.

blitz
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Has daish really already entrench themselves in the newly captured positions?! Bad news; however, static, positions can be easily dealt with. Using guided ordnance is a game changer.

ruasf only has to start carrying out guided, precision strikes on forward enemy positions and gatherings. The very accurate Kh-25M and KAB-250 laser guided ordnance can be delivered to within 3 meters of a target. THis makes it safe to use in vicinity of friendly troops. Jairaiya and AB vicinity should be struck over and over, until enemy folds, retreats, or dies; and then give the go-ahead to saa to storm these positions.

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The Russians have the capability. They need to create a ‘ring of fire’ around the secure areas and bomb anything that comes through it. Anything less and it risks being overrun. Hopefully Syrian Army can break out toward East take Palmyra and relieve the city of Deir Ez Zor.

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