Syria desert | Three regime soldiers ki-lled and injured in ISIS attack on military patrol in Al-Sokhnah desert east of Homs
Homs province: three members of “18th Division” of the regime forces were killed and others injured, following an attack by unidentified gunmen, believed to be affiliated with ISIS cells, on a military patrol of the regime forces near Al-Sokhnah area in the eastern countryside of Homs in areas held by regime forces and their proxy militias.
According to SOHR statistics, the number of fatalities in military operations in the Syrian desert since early 2022 has increased to 269; and they are as follows:
• 153 ISIS members were killed in Russian airstrikes on ISIS hideouts in the deserts of Homs, Al-Suwaidaa, Hama, Al-Raqqah, Deir Ezzor and Aleppo.
• 217 members of regime forces and their proxy militias, including 19 Iranian-backed Syrian and non-Syrian militiamen, were killed in 84 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.
• Four civilians were killed in attacks by ISIS in the Syrian desert.