The Russian Defense Ministry says four of its servicemen have lost their lives after foreign-sponsored Takfiri militants launched an attack against an artillery battery of the Syrian army in the country’s eastern province of Dayr al-Zawr.
Damascus has strongly denounced as a “war crime” a deadly strike carried out by the US-led military coalition against pro-government forces in Syria's eastern Dayr al-Zawr province, saying US presence in the country is "illegitimate."
Syrian government forces have discovered a considerable amount of Israeli-made landmines, toxic materials and munitions left behind by members of Daesh Takfiri terrorist group in the eastern sector of the country’s eastern province of Dayr al-Zawr.
A so-called monitoring group says more than two dozen people have been killed and scores of others injured when a powerful explosion targeted a group of internally displaced persons in the northern countryside of Syria’s eastern city of Dayr al-Zawr.
The Syrian army has advanced deeper into the southern outskirts of the eastern city of Dayr al-Zawr, which is partially held by Daesh terrorists, pushing the Takfiri outfit further toward total defeat in the oil-rich province, a monitoring group reports.
The Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Major General Igor Konashenkov says Russian military aircraft have taken out seven Daesh terrorist field commanders, including a terror coordinator, in Syria’s troubled eastern province of Dayr al-Zawr over the past two days.
Syrian government forces, backed by allied fighters from popular defense groups, have come closer to encircling Daesh Takfiri terrorists in a pocket of the strategic eastern city of Dayr al-Zawr after crossing over the Euphrates River.
Syrian government forces, supported by allied fighters from popular defense groups, have continued to progress in the country’s central provinces of Homs and Dayr al-Zawr, killing scores of foreign-sponsored Takfiri militants during their counter-terrorism operations.