Syrian army takes full control of Deir al-Zor from Islamic State: observatory

Reuters News
Posted: Nov 02, 2017 4:33 PM

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army and its allies took full control of Deir al-Zor city in eastern Syria from Islamic State, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Thursday.

There was no immediate confirmation from state media.

(Reporting by Sarah Dadouch; Editing by Alison Williams)