المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

After the commander of Jaysh al-Sham met with al-Baghdadi and the military commanders, more than 500 fighter of different nationalities are sent to fight in Syria

The activists of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights in Al-Raqqah monitored the arrival of hundreds of fighters of the “Islamic State” to Al-Raqqah coming from Iraq, they were sent to the “Sham land of the Caliphate State”, to participate in the ongoing operations against the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them and the forces pf “Euphrates Shield”

And in the details obtained and observed by the activists of the Syrian Observatory; more than 500 members of the “Islamic State”, including field commanders arrived from Iraq to ​​ “Al-Raqqah State” which is the stronghold of the “Islamic State” in Syria during the past four days, the fighters are Syrians, Iraqis, Arabs and foreigners, and about 200 of them were sent to fronts of al-Bab city and its surroundings, where its surroundings are witnessing today violent clashes between members of the organization against the rebel and Islamic Factions of the “Euphrates Shield” operation supported by the Turkish forces and warplanes, while more than 300 fighters were sent to the fronts of Palmyra and the eastern countryside of Homs, which are witnessing since the dawn of Thursday the 8th of December 2016 successive and intensive attacks during of which members of the organization advanced in Palmyra area and controlled the granaries at the northeastern desert of Palmyra, Jazl area and its village and fields northwest of Palmyra, the ancient Palace of al-Hallabat in the southwestern side of Palmyra city, al-Sekkary area southeast Palmyra, large parts of al-Hayyal Mount west of Palmyra, in addition to the hills in the vicinity of al-Mohr Company and its fields, and they killed about 50 members and officers of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them.

Also reliable sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights that the fighters were sent after a meeting between the commander of the “Jaysh al-Sham” with Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the “Islamic State” and the Minister of War in the organization, where both of them confirmed to the commander of Jaysh al-Sham that the reinforcements would be continuous and successive from now on, after the last mentioned explained  the bad military situation of the fighters and members of the organization on the fronts, where they fight against “Euphrates Shield”, the Syria Democratic Forces and the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them fighting.

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