21:38 GMT24 November 2020
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    Hezbollah military correspondents have captured video of Syrian troops aiming mortar shells and heavy machine gun fire at Daesh militants gathered near the Deir ez-Zor airbase.

    This follows a period of back and forth shelling between the jihadists and the Syrian Army, as neither has recently attempted to advance. Daesh’s last attempt at a military advance was in October when the group tried to capture the eastern district of Al-Hawiqah, an area partially under government control at the time.

    The terrorist group suffered substantial losses in the ensuing three-hour battle with the Al-Qassem group, also known as the Republican Guard, and the Syrian Arab Army's 119th Regiment, with at least 17 Daesh members reportedly killed.

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    Daesh militants, Daesh, Syrian Arab Army, Deir Ezzor, Syria
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