Deir ez-Zor cleared of last Islamic State fighters , says monitoring group

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Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says government forces have removed final militants from the city after three-year siege was broken in September

Syrian government forces have expelled the last Islamic State group fighters from the eastern city of Deir ez-Zor in a two-month-long campaign backed by Russian air power, according to a monitoring group.

Syrian regime and allied fighters broke a three-yearIsis siege of a regime enclave in the city in early September.

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