Source: Deir-ez-Zor, a group of militants* surrendered to the Syrian army

Source: Deir-ez-Zor, a group of militants* surrendered to the Syrian army

DEIR EZ-ZOR (Syria), 16 Sep — RIA Novosti, Mikhail Alaeddin. A group of militants of the terrorist group “Islamic state” surrendered to the Syrian army in Deir ez-Zor, told RIA Novosti source in the city.

On the eve of the Syrian troops managed to enter the town of al-Muria, and release of militants in the mountain massifs of Sarda and Carrum. Militants driven from Deir-ez-Zor at a distance of 5-7 kilometers to the East of the city limits, the river Euphrates. Earlier it was reported that released in early September of Deir ez-Zor is slowly returning to civilian life after the lifting of the blockade.

“Some of the militants have surrendered to government forces. While we are talking about a small amount,” — said the Agency interlocutor.

Under no circumstances will the terrorists surrendered, the source did not specify.

According to the source, it says that the terrorists in Deir ezzor today is severely weakened and continue for a long period of resistance.

Government forces SAR from Wednesday are on the offensive in the East and South-East of the city of Deir ez-Zor. Advanced units of the army and the allied forces managed to dislodge the terrorists from the strategic heights to the South-East of the airbase of Deir ezzor and to push the militants from the Eastern side air base.

Today fierce fighting continues in the area Jafri on the outskirts of the city where the army cap works its way to the Euphrates. The terrorists continue to resist, as along the river in the area Jafri is the main supply route of ISIS from the city of Mayadin in Deir ez-Zor.

* A terrorist organization banned in Russia.