SOHR: IS kills nine pro-regime fighters in eastern Syria • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

SOHR: IS kills nine pro-regime fighters in eastern Syria


Islamic State groups killed nine regime fighters in one day in eastern Syria, war monitors said Thursday.

According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a UK-based surveillance organization with an extensive network of sources on the ground, nine are 30 Syrian soldiers and allied fighters IS this week alone. I was killed in an attack.

Since Wednesday, a “fierce clash” between government forces and the IS in remote areas of the state of Lakka in the eastern part of the country has also killed seven jihad fighters, the observatory said.

The battle followed IS’s alleged ambush against a bus carrying fighters from regular troops and allied militias on a desert road connecting the cities of Raqqa and Homs.

This year, one of these types of deaths, a Monday attack, killed at least 15 people, according to the observatory.

Monitor also said Wednesday that four more soldiers were killed and two more were killed in the Lacka area earlier this week in an IS ambush near Dumar Military Airport east of Damascus. rice field.

IS once spread a self-proclaimed caliphate system that straddles Iraq and Syria, and was defeated by US-backed local troops in March 2019. Since then, it has not maintained its home position.

However, guerrilla-style attacks continue against the eastern Syrian government and Kurdish-led troops, as well as the Iraqi government and allies.



Source:  The World News