ISIS resurgence | Russian airstrikes target several locations in Al-Raqqah desert
SOHR sources have monitored several Russian jets consecutively targeting ISIS positions in al-Rusafa, south of Raqqa province, coinciding with ISIS attacks on positions of regime forces and loyal militias in the last few hours. No casualties have been reported so far.
On September 12, Syrian Observatory activists have documented the killing of two regime soldiers and the injury of four others after their patrol was attacks by ISIS cells using machine guns, in Al-Rassafah desert in Al-Raqqah countryside.
On September 11, Observatory activists monitored four Russian jets consecutively striking ISIS positions in the Syrian desert on the administrative borders of Al-Raqqah province. The airstrikes coincided with ISIS attack on regime positions in the deserts of al-Mansoura and Al-Rasafa, south of Al-Raqqah province. However, no casualties were reported.