WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The province of Deir ez-Zor has large Daesh presence. Its capital city of Deir ez-Zor, held by the Syrian government, has been under siege by the Islamists since 2014, but is receiving aid from Russian and the United Nations.
"Near Dayr Az Zawr [Deir ez-Zor], seven strikes destroyed four ISIS [Daesh] well heads, four ISIS oil tanks, an ISIS oil truck, an ISIS oil storage tank and an ISIS oil storage trailer," the release stated on Thursday.
In Iraq, the coalition conducted seven strikes consisting of 15 engagements against terrorist targets near Al Hawayjah, Al Qaim, Mosul, Rawah and Tal Afar.
The strikes engaged Daesg tactical units and destroyed terrorist-held buildings, fighting positions, vehicles, and other targets, according to the release.