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Syrian Army Repels ISIL's Heavy Offensives in Deir Ezzur.

Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Army troops fended off two heavy offensives of ISIL terrorists in Eastern Deir Ezzur on Wednesday, inflicting major losses on the militants.

The army men engaged in fierce clashes with ISIL and warded off their attack in a desert near Sabikhan settlement.

In the meantime, other units of the army repelled ISIL's attack in the town of al-Sahlehiyeh, East of Sabikhan, inflicting a number of casualties on the terrorists and destroying their military equipment.

In a similar development on Monday, the army forwarded more forces and military equipment, including several cannons, to its positions in Eastern Damascus, to launch a fresh round of large-scale attacks on ISIL that stormed the government forces' position in al-Mayadeen desert recently.

In the meantime, the army forces engaged in a tough battle with ISIL in Eastern Badiyeh (desert) between Western Deir Ezzur and Eastern Homs, killing or wounding a number of terrorists.

Also, the army aircraft pounded several times ISIL's positions South of Humeimeh region, imposing heavy casualties on the militants.

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Publication:FARS News Agency
Date:May 30, 2018
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