The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

In clashes with “ISIS” cells | Four regime soldiers injured in Al-Sukhnah desert

After midnight on Friday-Saturday, violent armed clashes erupted between members of “ISIS” cells on the one hand, and regime forces and militias loyal to them on the other one, on the road between Station “2” and Station “3”, east of Al-Sukhnah in the eastern countryside of Homs, which resulted in the injury of four regime soldiers who were taken to Palmyra Military Hospital for treatment.
The area is witnessing movements and deployment of “ISIS” members, between Al-Hammad area and Jabal Al-Bushri.
According to SOHR statistics, the number of fatalities in military operations in the Syrian desert since early 2024 has increased to 55; and they are as follows:
– Five ISIS members were killed by regime forces and militias loyal to them.
– 49 members of regime forces and their proxy militias, including five Iranian-backed Syrian militiamen, were killed in 20 operations by ISIS members, including ambushes, armed attacks, and explosions, in west Euphrates region and the deserts of Deir Ezzor, Al-Raqqah, Homs.
– A civilian was killed in attacks by ISIS in the Syrian desert.
Here is a regional distribution of ISIS attacks:
-Deir Ezzor desert: Eight operations which left 21 fatalities:
19 combatants, including four Iranian-backed militias.
Two ISIS members.
-Homs desert: Nine operations left 28 fatalities:
24 combatants, including one member of Iranian-backed militias.
Three ISIS members.
One civilian.
-Al-Raqqah desert: Two operations left five fatalities:
Five combatants.
-Hama desert: One operation which left one fatality:
One combatant.