Syria army advances towards ISIS-held Deir Ezzor

from Al Arabia

Syrian government soldiers and allied fighters have advanced further towards a government enclave besieged by ISIS in the country’s east, a monitor said on Sunday.

Syria’s army, backed by Russian military support, has been advancing towards Deir Ezzor city for weeks on several fronts.

On Sunday, forces advanced to within 10 kilometers to the west of the city, the provincial capital, and a besieged military base, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

They also seized the Al-Kharata oilfield in resource-rich Deir Ezzor province, the monitor said.

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