IS*IS attack | Regime colonel and soldier ki-lled in Homs countryside
Homs province: Syrian Observatory activists have documented the killing of a colonel and a regime soldier when unidentified gunmen, believed to be ISIS members, opened fire at the car with a plate of Homs, which they were travelling in, on Al-Sokhnah road.
The gunmen were standing near the third stop junction.
The gunmen fled to the desert following confirmation that the two men were killed.
An ambulance took the two bodies to Palmyra national hospital.
According to SOHR statistics, the number of fatalities in military operations in the Syrian desert since early 2022 has increased to 375; and they are as follows:
• 152 ISIS members were killed in Russian airstrikes on ISIS hideouts in the deserts of Homs, Al-Suwatdaa, Hama, Al-Raqqah, Deir Ezzor and Aleppo.
• 223 members of regime forces and their proxy militias, including 19 Iranian-backed Syrian and non-Syrian militiamen, were killed in 88 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.