Oct 14, 2018 07:15 Asia/Tehran
  • US-led coalition uses banned white phosphorus bombs on Deir-Ezzor

The so-called “US-led international coalition” is continuing its assault on Syrian territories under the pretext of combating Daesh terrorists. According to local Syrian sources, the US-led international coalition has even used internationally banned weapons, such as white phosphorus bombs, in Hajin town in Deir-Ezzor province's southeastern countryside.

Iran Press- Middle East/ Local sources told SANA that the US-led coalition bombed several districts of Hajin town with internationally-banned white phosphorus bombs. No casualties have been reported.

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Activists on social networking media websites circulated pictures of the “coalition’s” strikes on the aforementioned town using phosphorus bombs.

On 18 August, about half a million people returned to their former abandoned homes in the province, after the Syrian Army restored security to most of the countryside in Deir Ezzor province.

According to the latest statistics of Deir Ezzor governorate, since the beginning of 2018, the total number of the residents in the province is 1,037,037.

After breaking the siege imposed by ISIS terrorists on the city of Deir Ezzor in early September last year, the government in cooperation with civil society organizations and professional associations have worked hard to restore life to the city and its surrounding countryside after years of terrorism.

On 29 March this year, the Syrian Army found another weapons-making workshop, belonging to ISIS (Daesh) terrorists following government forces' mopping up operations in Deir Ezzor province.

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