The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

IS launches violent attack on the city of Deir Ezzor and its airbase, and explosions rock the area

Deir Ezzor Province:

Violent clashes are erupting between the regime forces and allied militiamen against IS militants due to the violent attack launched by IS on the areas of al- Rasafah, al- Ommal, al- Sina’ah and other places in the city of Deir Ezzor as well as around the airbase of Deir Ezzor, accompanied by 2 violent explosions caused by detonating 2 booby-trapped vehicles by IS, and amid carrying out several raids on the vicinity of the airbase. Meanwhile, reliable sources informed SOHR that IS arrested about 15 young men and media activists in the city of Deir Ezzor, coincided with the violent attacks on the city.



The regime warplanes carried out a raid on the neighborhood of al- Rashidiyya in the city of Deir Ezzor and a raid on an area around the paper plant in the village of al- Husainiyya in the western countryside of Deir Ezzor.