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BREAKING DAESH SIEGE IN SYRIA’S DEIR AL-ZOUR WITHIN HOURS

Breaking the Daesh siege in the eastern city of Deir al-Zour, will take only hours, as the army is rapidly advancing against the Daesh, a well-informed source said, on Sunday night.

The army has entered the administrative border of Deir al-Zour province, in eastern Syria, rapidly approaching to break the Daesh siege on the capital city of Deir al-Zour, the source said.

With the army approaching, the Daesh militants are raining down the city with mortar shells, amid a festive mood among the civilians, who are feverishly waiting for the army’s arrival, the source said.

Meanwhile, a military source said that, the army is progressing, capturing key areas and becoming 10 km from reaching the Regiment 137, in western Deir al-Zour, where Syrian soldiers are besieged.

Deir al-Zour city has been besieged since 2015, by the Daesh, which controls large swathes in that oil-rich area, near the Iraqi border.

The army operation to reach Deir al-Zour has been dragging on since May, during which the military forces and allied Iranian-backed fighters, drove the Daesh of key areas in the desert region in central Syria

Source: NAM News Network

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