Syrian army takes full control of Deir Ezzor city from IS: state TV

Syrian army takes full control of Deir Ezzor city from IS: state TVSyria’s army has seized Deir Ezzor from the Islamic State group, state media said Friday, driving the jihadists from the last major city where they were present. “The army announces full control of Deir Ezzor city,” state television said in a breaking news alert, citing sources on the ground. State television reported that engineering units from the army were combing captured neighbourhoods to defuse mines and other explosives.



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