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Syria: SAA advances from eastern Palmyra towards Deir ez-Zor - reports01:34

Syria: SAA advances from eastern Palmyra towards Deir ez-Zor - reports

Syrian Arab Republic, Near Palmyra
June 4, 2017 at 18:53 GMT -00:00 · Published

Forces of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) continued to advance from eastern Palmyra as part of a broader operation against the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS; formerly ISIS/ISIL) to reach the embattled city of Deir ez-Zor.

The SAA reportedly captured several hilltops along the Palmyra - Deir ez-Zor Highway, less than six kilometres (3.72 miles) from the IS-held town of Arak, which is situated on the road to the IS stronghold of Sukhnah.

Syria: SAA advances from eastern Palmyra towards Deir ez-Zor - reports01:34
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Forces of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) continued to advance from eastern Palmyra as part of a broader operation against the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS; formerly ISIS/ISIL) to reach the embattled city of Deir ez-Zor.

The SAA reportedly captured several hilltops along the Palmyra - Deir ez-Zor Highway, less than six kilometres (3.72 miles) from the IS-held town of Arak, which is situated on the road to the IS stronghold of Sukhnah.

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