The sources said that the ISIL has arrested four civilians and four vans in the towns of Al-Mayadeen and Albu Kamal on charges of fleeing the militant-held towns and regions.
They added that the ISIL has set up night patrols along the roads in the deserts of Albu Kamal and Al-Mayadeen that are taken by civilians to leave the towns for other regions.
The ISIL has also announced that the civilians who try to leave the regions under its control will be harshly punished, the sources said, adding that however people have left several neighborhoods in some towns and villages and the abandoned neighborhoods are now filled by ISIL militants.
Relevant reports said on Thursday that the people’s uprising in al-Mayadeen killed several ISIL leaders, including Amir Zakat al-Mayadeen nom de guerre Abu Maryam and the preacher of ISIL mosques in Deir Ezzur named Abu Fatemeh Maqrebi.
Meantime, the Syrian army units launched artillery and missile attacks on ISIL positions and moves in al-Sana’a district near the passageway of the village of al-Jafrah, destroying a military vehicle and killing and wounding all terrorists inside.
Also, the army forces deployed in Deir Ezzur airbase blew up a BMP vehicle of the ISIL near al-Thardah mountain by missile and artillery fire.