Pictures +18 : Syrian Army kills numbers of ISIS during repelling its attack near Al-Bukamal
On Thursday, Islamic State militants launched an offensive against the Syrian Army and allied along the western shore of the Euphrates River, targeting government defenses around several key towns.
” The Syrian Arab Army thwarted an attack by terrorists of Daesh (ISIS) on the villages of al-Kishma and Ghriba in the southeastern countryside of Deir Ezzor ” military source said on Thursday
As a result of the attack, more than 25 terrorists were killed, others were injured and their weapons and ammo were destroyed, the source added .
In addition to the success of the defensive operation, the Syrian Army got its hands on a neat loot of enemy weapons.
Picture evidence (shown at the end of this article) reveals that among many of the captured weapons were American-built designs including M-16 assault rifles and Barret high-powered sniper rifles.
Today , this evening , military source said that the Syrian Army was able to repel new ISIS offensive on its sites in Al-Jalaa village west of Al-Bukamal .