Syrian troops have broken the siege of Deir ez-Zor and began street fighting for the liberation of some areas of the city from insurgents “Islamic state” (ISIS, ISIL; the organization is banned in Russia). About it “Interfax” on Tuesday, September 5, said the Ministry of defense of Russia.
“Using the results of the impact of the Russian aviation and cruise missiles, troops to Syrian government forces under the command of General Hassan Suhel rapid onset broke through the defense of terrorists of ISIS and deblocked the city of Deir ez-Zor,” said the Agency.
Currently, the troops of Syrian government troops, expand the site through and are fighting street battles for the liberation of the quarters occupied by the militants, said military.
Previously, the defense Ministry reported that on the morning of 5 September, the frigate “Admiral Essen” in the Mediterranean carried out launches of cruise missiles “Caliber” on the terrorist group ISIS in Deir-ez-Zor. Video launches published on the website of the military Department.
“The blow dealt to the fortified area around the city of Ezh-Shola, which is kept by the gangs, that was based militants come from Russia and CIS countries. As a result of rocket attack were destroyed command and control and communications hub, the warehouses with arms and ammunition, as well as plant repair armored vehicles of terrorists and a large gathering of militants,” — say military.
Launches of missiles “Caliber” ensured the successful promotion of Syrian government troops for Deir ez-Zor. “The defeat of ISIL in Deir-ez-Zor and the release of the city will be a strategic defeat international terrorist groups in the Syrian Arab Republic”, — stressed in the defense Ministry.