In a push to liberate the part of Syrian city of Deir ez-Zor held by radical Islamists from Daesh group, the government forces conducted an airstrike that killed 20 terrorists.
The Syrian Air Force carried out strikes on the position of the Daesh terrorist group (banned in Russia) in the city of Deir ez-Zor, killing 20 Daesh militants, local media reported Saturday, citing a military source.
The source told SANA news agency that the Syrian forces repelled multiple Daesh attacks in various parts of the city and destroyed two vehicles equipped with heavy machine guns.
Syrian government forces have control over a half of Deir ez-Zor, which has been besieged by Daesh militants for over three years.
The Syrian forces continue an offensive aimed at lifting the siege and creating supply lines for the city’s residents.