Deir Ezzor (Syria News) Syrian regime forces and allied militias managed, yesterday, to recapture the area of Wadi al-Duwaikhla, south of Deir Ezzor.
Qasioun News reported that violent clashes broke out between the regime forces and the Islamic State militants, amid mutual artillery and rockets shelling, where the Syrian forces recaptured the area of Wadi al-Duwaikhla, located 10 km south of Deir Ezzor.
The clashes left several casualties among the ranks of the Islamic State radical group, according to Syrian regime media sources.
Meanwhile, Syrian Air Force carried out several air strikes on the neighborhoods of al-Hawayka and al-Umal in the city of Deir Ezzor, without leaving any casualties.
It is noteworthy that Syrian regime forces advanced into wide areas of the western and southern countryside of Deir Ezzor in the last few days, while also recaptured the city of Sukhna.