Syrian Army Closes In On ISIS Near Deir al-Zor

Wochit Headline News - Sunday, 17 September 2017

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian troops seized a suburb of the eastern city of Deir al-Zor on Sunday, tightening the noose around Islamic State militants, a military source said.

The Syrian army and allied forces captured the al-Jafra district at the edge of Deir al-Zor city on the western bank of the Euphrates, the Syrian military source said.

Islamic State militants could only escape by crossing the river..


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