The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

IS*IS resurgence | Gu*nmen attack shepherds in Homs Desert and steal more than 100 sheep

Homs province: An armed group of ISIS attacked a g4roup of shepherds and stole more than 100 sheep, in Jabab Hamad Village in eastern Homs countryside, while members of ISIS fled to an unknown destination with no casualties reported.

According to SOHR statistics, the number of fatalities in military operations in the Syrian desert since early 2024 has increased to 301; and they are as follows:
* 24 ISIS members were killed by regime forces and their proxy militias.
* 240 members of regime forces and their proxy militias, including 25 Iranian-backed Syrian militiamen, were killed in 115 operations by ISIS members, including ambushes, armed attacks, and explosions, in west Euphrates region and the deserts of Deir Ezzor, Al-Raqqah, Homs.
* 37 civilians, including a child and a woman, were killed in attacks by ISIS in the Syrian desert.
Here is a regional distribution of ISIS attacks:
-Deir Ezzor desert: 41 operations left 104 fatalities:
* 81 combatants, including seven Iranian-backed militiamen.
* Five ISIS members.
* 18 civilians, including 17 truffle pickers, among them there was a woman.
-Homs desert: 50 operations left 115 fatalities:
* 89 combatants, including 12 Iranian-backed militiamen.
* 16 ISIS members.
* Ten civilians, including two truffle pickers.
-Al-Raqqah desert: 14 operations left 41 fatalities:
* 35 combatants, including two Iranian-backed militiamen.
* Three ISIS members.
* Three civilian truffle pickers.
-Hama desert: Eight operations left 37 fatalities:
* 30 combatants, including an Iranian-backed militiaman.
* Seven civilians, including a child.
-Aleppo: Two operations left five fatalities:
* Three Iranian-backed militiamen.
* Two National Defence members.