المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Syrian desert | Russian jets hit ISIS positions with 50 strikes, along with preparations for large-scale military operation

Russian fighter jets executed dozens of airstrikes on the Syrian desert, along with the continued search for ISIS cells in Athria area, Aleppo-Hama-al-Raqqah triangle, Jabal al-Bishri range at the administrative borders between Deir Ezzor and al-Raqqah, and other positions in the eastern countryside of Homs. According to SOHR sources, the Russian jets carried out more than 55 airstrikes on different positions in the those areas.

It is worth noting that preparations by regime forces and their proxies are still underway for launching a large-scale military operation against ISIS cells in the countryside of Hama and al-Raqqah.

Yesterday, SOHR documented that four regime soldiers and loyalists were killed and eight others were injured in attack by ISIS members in Palmyra countryside in east Homs desert.

Meanwhile, SOHR activists reported seeing military convoys, including members from the 11th Division of regime forces, the 25th Division led by “Suhail Al-Hassan”, the Russian-backed Fifth Corps and al-Quds Corps, heading to the Syrian desert, According to the sources, preparations were underway to launch a large-scale military operation in Hama and al-Raqqah deserts, with the participation of Russian fighter jets.

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