ISIS attacks regime forces in Deir Ezzor countryside leaving 21 soldiers dead or wounded, as a part of its growing activity in Syrian Desert
The “Islamic State” organization’s activity still growing in the Syrian Desert causing gross losses in the ranks of regime forces and their loyal militias.
SOHR monitored that ISIS members unleashed a new attack at today’s dawn on positions of the regime’s “17th Infantry Division” in Deir Ezzor Desert. The attack left at least eight regime soldiers dead in addition to the injury of 11 others.
In connection to this, SOHR documented the killing of two regime soldiers as a result of a landmine explosion planted by ISIS in Al-Shawla Desert in Deir Ezzor.
Thus, the death toll rose to at least 302 members of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them of Syrian and non-Syrian nationalities, including at least two Russians, in addition to 37 of the Iranian militias of non-Syrian nationalities, were all killed during attacks, bombings and ambushes by the “Islamic State” organization west of Euphrates in the deserts of Deir Ezzor, Homs, and Al-Suwaidaa, in addition to the killing of four citizens of those working in gas fields in attacks by ISIS whose death was documented by SOHR, also the Syrian Observatory documented the killing of 103 of the “Islamic State” Organization, of who were killed during the same period during attacks, shelling, and targeting.