Deir Ezzor, Syria (4:45 A.M.) – The Syrian Armed Forces carried out a special operation on Friday night to destroy the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham’s (ISIS) main headquarters in the Al-Jabiliyah District of Deir Ezzor City.
Led by the 104th Brigade of the Republican Guard, the Syrian Armed Forces destroyed this terrorist headquarters in Al-Jabiliyah, killing several members of the Islamic State, while also capturing the latter’s bulldozer and heavy weapons.
Also in Deir Ezzor City, the Russian and Syrian air forces conducted joint airstrikes that targeted the Islamic State’s positions inside the Al-Rashidiyah District.
A military source told Al-Masdar News on Friday night that the Syrian and Russian airstrikes destroyed a dozen vehicles that belonged to the Islamic State, including a handful of trucks mounted with anti-aircraft machine guns.
The Russian Air Force would conclude the day by striking an Islamic State gathering at Ayyash village in northern Deir Ezzor; this attack forced the aforementioned terrorist group to retreat towards safety in order to avoid accumulating more casualties.