ISIS resurgence | Member of Iran-backed militias killed in an attack in Deir Ezzor
Deir Ezzor province: SOHR activists have documented the death of a member of Iran-backed militias by ISIS members, where ISIS cells sneaked into one of the checkpoints of Iran-backed militias near Ma’izilyah town in Al-Bo Kamal city within areas held by regime forces and their proxies eastern of Deir Ezzor.
On the same context, Iranian militias deployed around the area and inspected the identities of passengers, amid a state of mobilization among the militias.
SOHR activists reported an armed attack by unidentified persons, believed to be ISIS members, on a military post of Afghan Fatimiyoun brigade militia in the vicinity of the 55-kilometre in the Syrian desert.
At dawn on Tuesday, armed men on a motorcycle attacked “the sixth checkpoint” in the vicinity of the 55-kilometre zone, where the Coalition Al-Tanaf base is located.
Accordingly, the number of fatalities in military operations in the Syrian desert since early 2022 has increased to 303; 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.
• 163 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.