Anti-IS*IS campaign | Three regime officers ki-lled in clashes with IS*IS in Palmyra desert • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
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Anti-IS*IS campaign | Three regime officers ki-lled in clashes with IS*IS in Palmyra desert

Two “lieutenants” of regime forces were killed in yesterday’s clashes between regime forces and ISIS cells in Palmyra desert, east of Homs, during combing operations by regime forces in search of ISIS cells, bringing the death toll of regime forces to three officers.

Yesterday, SOHR sources reported that a regime captain was killed in Palmyra desert in eastern Homs during clashes between regime forces and ISIS cells, as regime forces were combing areas in Palmyra desert.

Meanwhile, regime forces continue searching for ISIS cells hiding in different areas in the Syrian desert.

According to SOHR statistics, the number of fatalities in military operations in the Syrian desert since early 2022 has increased to 382; and they are as follows:

• 155 ISIS members were killed in Russian airstrikes on ISIS hideouts in the deserts of Homs, Al-Suwaidaa, Hama, Al-Raqqah, Deir Ezzor and Aleppo.

• 227 members of regime forces and their proxy militias, including 19 Iranian-backed Syrian and non-Syrian militiamen, were killed in 89 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.