Photo: Khalil Ashawi / Reuters
A sleeper cell of terrorists made an attack on the soldiers of the Syrian army in Deir ez-Zor. It is reported by Al-Masdar News.
According to the Syrian military, the militant group “Hayat Tahrir al-sham” (created on the basis of the banned in Russia “Dzhabhat EN-Nusra”) attacked the 4th division of the Syrian army on Monday, March 25. Killing two people, including an officer.
In a statement clarifies that the military was able to repel the attack. Other details of incident are not given.
It is noted that this is the first attack on the Syrian army since then as “Hayat Tahrir al-sham” and “Syrian free army”, one of the largest armed factions of the Syrian opposition, was expelled from the city.
In the province of Deir ez-Zor continued fighting against the jihadists.
Video, photo All from Russia.