Aleppo-Hama-Raqqa triangle | Nearly 40 Russian airstrikes target ISIS positions near Ethraya road
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has monitored Russian jets executing about 40 airstrikes on ISIS positions near Ethraya-Al-Tabqa road in western countryside of Raqqa province, but no casualties have been reported, coinciding with ongoing comping operations by regime forces and allied militias in search of ISIS cells in the Syrian desert at the Aleppo-Hama-Raqqa triangle.
The Syrian desert is witnessing ongoing military operations in large areas between regime forces and allied militias, supported by Russian aircraft, on the one hand, and members of the Islamic State on the other.
Last month experienced a significant increase in military operations in the areas of Aleppo-Hama-Al-Raqqah triangle, Homs and Deir Ezzor deserts, where the group launched daily violent attacks on the area, inflicting great human losses on regime forces and allied militias, while Russian and regime aircraft were unable to hinder the group despite the intensive airstrikes.
According to SOHR statistics, ISIS managed to kill 102 regime soldiers and loyalists in the Syrian desert in the past month, all of whom were killed in ambushes, attacks, clashes, landmines and IEDs explosions. Also, ISIS lost 95 members in the same period in Russian airstrikes and clashes with regime forces and their proxy militias.