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Al-Jazeera Tempest: 17 mercenaries killed near Hajin

DEIR EZ-ZOR- 17 IS mercenaries were killed during the clashes that erupted between the fighters of Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and IS mercenaries near the town of Hejin. Moreover, the fighters seized the factory of making mortar cannons in the area.

The fighters of SDF continue progressing in the countryside of Deir ez-Zor within al-Jazeera Tempest campaign that entered its 126th day.

In the context of this campaign, strong clashes erupted between the fighters of SDF and IS mercenaries near Hejin town, and the clashes resulted in killing 17 mercenaries.

In northeast of Hejin town, the fighters seized a factory of mortar cannons, and they found a number of cannons there.

Furthermore, the fighters seized an amount of ammunition that belongs to IS mercenaries in Kheranj village.