The army finished combing the city and dismantling explosive devices left by the IS militants, said the report, adding that tens of the extremists were killed and many of their weaponry had been destroyed.
These gains enable further advances into eastern areas held by Islamic State (ISIS), including the province of Deir al-Zor, where the circle around jihadists is slowly forming as the government forces are pushing from their positions in southern parts of Raqqa province.
The final push to liberate the city began on Tuesday, when Syrian troops recaptured strategic heights in the vicinity of as-Sukhnah and blocked the city, according to the Russian MoD.
The Syrian Army released footage on Sunday (August 13) of the barren streets of al-Sukhna, northeast of the ancient city of Palmyra, following the withdrawal of Islamic State soldiers.
The militants have lost swathes of Syrian territory to separate campaigns being waged by government forces backed by Russian Federation and Iran, and by the USA -backed Syrian Democratic (SDF) Forces, which is dominated by the Kurdish YPG militia.
"The liberation of Es Sukhne from the IS terrorists opens the opportunity for the Syrian governmental forces for an offensive and de-blocking of Deir ez-Zor", the ministry said in a statement.
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Daish controls almost all of Deir Al Zor province, which is bordered to the east by Iraq.
The local media earlier reported the city's liberation.
"Colleagues came in the morning for the change of shift and found them dead", its director, Rami Abdel Rahman, said.
Two minibuses, some white helmets and walkie-talkies were stolen, so it was not clear whether the motive for the attack was political or criminal.
Although they work exclusively in rebel-held areas, they insist they are non-partisan.
They receive funding from a number of western governments, including Britain, Germany, the Netherlands and the United States.
However the ability of his United side to reach those heights will depend on the ability of Lukaku , according to Martin Keown. Manchester United won the EFL Cup and the Europa League last season to mask over their Premier League disappointment.
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Of the 73 patients in the 100-bed encephalitis ward, 54 were on ventilator when the oxygen supply was disrupted at 7.30 am. The carelessness has brought up an issue over the prevailing infrastructure in the State-run hospitals in Uttar Pradesh .
Earlier, the youth clashed with the security forces in Awneera to break the cordon around the village on Saturday. A civilian, Imtiyaz Ahmad Mir, who sustained injuries in a petrol bomb explosion succumbed to his injuries.
In this regard, South Korea saw a possible move that might alleviate tensions by proposing dialogues with #North Korea . One of the concerns raised during the discussion was the recurring missile tests conducted by North Korea.
Trump said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was not going to get away with his "horrific" comments and disrespecting America. Trump has said he would not allow Pyongyang to develop a nuclear weapon capable of hitting the United States.
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