The defense Ministry announced the defeat of the most efficient group ISIS on the Euphrates
The Syrian military with the help of the Russian space forces have defeated militants in the area Ghanem Ali in the valley of the Euphrates river. There, according to the Russian defense Ministry, was “the most efficient” gang banned in Russia IG.
The military forces of the Syrian government forces with the support of Russian aviation took control of the district Ghanem Ali in the valley of the Euphrates, freeing this territory from the militants of the banned terrorist organization “Islamic state” (IG). As reported by “RIA Novosti”, reported the defense Ministry.
“Detachments of government troops, led by General Hassan Shalom, with massive air support, the Russian space forces completed the defeat of the most efficient and well-armed groups of ISIS in the Euphrates river valley near the town of Ghanem Ali”, — stated in the message Department. This, as explained in the Ministry, took place on 27 August.
During the operation, according to representatives of the defense Ministry, “destroyed more than 800 terrorists, nine mortars and artillery guns and tanks 13 and 39 pickup trucks mounted with heavy machine guns.
Currently, according to the press service, the group of government troops under the command of General Suhaila “is rapidly developing an offensive along the Eastern Bank of the Euphrates river in Deir ez-Zor”. It is assumed that there is military unlocks the city and destroy the last place of the dislocation of the Islamic state terrorists in Syria.