Units of the Syrian army broke the siege dir al-Zura militants of the terrorist group «Islamic state». The territory, which is besieged by jihadists, defended the soldiers of the 137th infantry regiment.
According to a statement by the army command, the main blow was struck from the West. At his direction were concentrated large forces of aviation. The result was to break the 700-meter corridor and connect with surrounded by troops.
News Agency SANA reports about the destruction of a large warehouse of weapons of the ISIS in the village of al-Bugalia in the West of the province of dir al-Zur. Also a strike on a convoy of militants, located South-West of the city.
SANA tells us about a telephone conversation of President Bashar al-Assad’s soldiers and commanders, who distinguished themselves during the lifting of the blockade. The names of the commander of the 17th division of Hassan Muhammad and commander of the 104th brigade of the Republican guard of Sahr ISAM al-DIN.