The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Combing for IS*IS cells | Iranian militias and regime forces bring military reinforcements to Deir Ezzor Desert

Deir Ezzor province: The Iranian militias and regime forces brought military reinforcements comprising military machineries and nearly 150 members of different military formations from tribes of eastern Deir Ezzor countryside, to Al-Boshra Desert in western Deir Ezzor countryside, to comb the region following the escalating activity of ISIS cells.

Earlier today, The number of victims of members of National Defence rose to five, after the death of a member affected by his wounds due to the explosion of a landmine planted by ISIS cells in Al-Shajiry Village in Al-Masrib district in western Deir Ezzor desert within regime-held areas, where the injured people were taken to the hospital to receive proper medication.

SOHR activists had documented the death of four members of the National Defence and the injury of 18 others, including some in critical conditions.

It is worth noting that the landmine exploded during a combing operation by members of the National Defence in the region.