Syrian desert | As battles renew between regime and ISIS, Russian jets strike ISIS positions in Al-Sukhnah
Syrian Observatory activists have reported that Russian jets executed several airstrikes on ISIS positions in Al-Sukhnah desert in eastern Homs, near Deir Ezzor administrative border. The Russian airstrikes coincide with renewed battles between regime forces and ISIS, amid reports about casualties on both sides.
On July 15, Observatory activists monitored fierce clashes between regime forces and ISIS in east Hama countryside near the triangle of Hama-Idlib-Aleppo.
According to Observatory sources, Islamic State members attacked a regime checkpoint in Al-Andarin village, amid confirmed reports of casualties on both sides. The group managed to destroy a regime tank.