ISIS resurgence | Regime soldier killed and others injured in separate attacks in Syrian desert
Reliable sources have informed SOHR that ISIS members attacked two regime positions in the Syrian desert, leaving casualties. SOHR activists have documented the death of a regime soldier and injury of three others in an ISIS attack on a military post in north-east Homs desert.
On the other hand, a regime soldier sustained serious injuries in the other attack which targeted a regime military post in Al-Kadir area in Al-Raqqah countryside.
Accordingly, the number of fatalities in military operations in the Syrian desert since early 2022 has increased to 302; and they are as follows:
- 140 ISIS members were killed in Russian airstrikes on ISIS hideouts in the deserts of Homs, Al-Suwaidaa, Hama, Al-Raqqah, Deir Ezzor and Aleppo.
- 162 members of regime forces and their proxy militias, including three Iranian-backed non-Syrian militiamen, were killed in 60 operations by ISIS members, including ambushes, armed attacks and explosions, in west Euphrates region and the deserts of Deir Ezzor, Al-Raqqah, Homs, Al-Suwaidaa, Hama and Aleppo.
- A civilian was killed in an attack by ISIS in the Syrian desert.