The Syrian city of Deir ez-Zor completely liberated from the militants of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia), reports RIA Novosti with reference to military of Syria.
According to the interlocutor of the Agency, the engineers began clearing streets and buildings: the terrorists during their stay in the city has established a large number of mines and improvised explosive devices.
Government troops November 2, IG dislodged from the three Central districts of Deir ez-Zor, including the Central district of al-Hamidiya.
The siege of Deir ez-Zor, which lasted more than three years, removed in early September. “Interfax” refers to Deir-ez-Zor, “the last main stronghold of ISIS in Syria.” It clarifies the Agency, the city had to group strategic importance as it is located near the Syrian-Iraqi border.