A local source in Eastern Syria reported that the ISIS terrorist group has concentrated its military equipment in the town of Albu Kamal after the army troops’ advances from Eastern Homs towards Deir Ezzur.
The source in al-Mayadeen region said that the army’s ground and aerial operations against ISIL and pro-government forces’ advances from Eastern Homs towards Deir Ezzur have caused ISIL to transfer its heavy military equipment, tanks and artillery to the town of Albu Kamal from al-Hazam al-Akhzar that are on the outskirts of th same town.
The source further added that the ISIL has transferred its tanks to Albu Kamal and has started to build more bunkers and fortify basements across the town.
The ISIL, meantime, has started planting mines and explosives in the main street of Albu Kamal, the Baghdad street.
ISIL’s measures came after the army troops and their popular allies expanded control to the third power plant near the town of al-Mayadeen.
Relevant reports said on Wednesday that the army soldiers engaged in fierce clashes with the ISIL terrorists near Brigade 137 region, Talat al-Barouk and Panorama in the Southern and Southwestern parts of Deir Ezzur city.
Meantime, the Syrian fighter jets launched heavy air assaults on ISIL moves and positions in al-Roshdiyeh, al-Huwaiqeh, Hawijeh Sokr, the old airport, al-Jafreh, al-Sana’ah, al-Arafi, Ayash, al-Hajif and al-Bu Lail regions as well as areas near the airport, killing and wounding a number of terrorists and destroying their weapons and military equipment.
Also, Syrian airstrikes on ISIL positions in al-Hawijeh-al-Jafreh in the Northern parts of Deir Ezzur airbase blew up 4 vehicles and inflicted a hundred percent casualty on the terrorists traveling in the vehicles.