The east of Deir Ezzor fighting does not stop and the regime forces escalate their operations to reach the last city controlled by ISIS in Syria • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

The east of Deir Ezzor fighting does not stop and the regime forces escalate their operations to reach the last city controlled by ISIS in Syria

The clashes in the eastern and the south-eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor did not stop, between the members of the “Islamic State” organization against the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them of Syrian and non-Syrian nationalities, in which the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored the continuation of the fighting between the both parties in the vicinity of the Second Station ((T 2)) in the south-western countryside of Al-Bokamal, accompanied by intensive shelling by the regime forces on the clash areas, while the clashes continued between the regime forces and the organization in the vicinity of Al-Quriyah area, as a part of the efforts of the regime forces to advance on the western banks of the Euphrates River, and take the control of more areas, while the clashes are continuing between the both parties, in the vicinity of Tabyat Jazeera area in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, on the eastern banks of the Euphrates River at the outskirts of Koniko gas field, and the violent fighting in the fronts and the contact lines coincided with exchange of shelling and targeting and bombardment by warplanes, and information about causing more human losses in the ranks of the both parties.

And the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published yesterday, that The fighting almost does not calm down in Deir Ezzor province, from an attack to another and from a winning battle to a counter attack disturbs the joy of the victory, thus, the battle turned from Deir Ezzor and its countryside to Al-Bokamal, which is the last city controlled by the “Islamic State” organization in Syria, and it also documented a withdrawal of the regime forces from Al-Asharah Township to Al-Quriyah town, after a counter attack by the organization, which exploited the bad weather in the area, and forces the regime forces to withdraw from Al-Asharah and from areas in Al-Quriyah town, where the organization carried out surprising attack that managed it to achieve this advancement, and the attack accompanied intensive shelling and targeting and violent explosions rocked the area, while this fighting accompanied by violent ongoing fighting in the vicinity of the Second Station (T 2) in the south-western countryside of Al-Bokamal, where the regime forces are trying to achieve simultaneous advancement by taking the control of T 2 Station, and by advancing and taking the control of Al-Asharah Township, this advancement will enable the regime forces to reach Al-Bokamal city, which they are trying to reach and take the control of it, to complete their control over the entire western bank of the Euphrates River from the border of Al-Raqqah to Iraqi border, then they end its presence in the entire section in the west of the Euphrates River to the border of Homs.

And the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the death of 33 members at least of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them of Syrian and non-Syrian nationalities, including 14 members of Lebanese, Arab and Asian nationalities, while the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the death of 42 members at least of the “Islamic State” organization, while tens of member in the ranks of the both parties were injured with varying degrees of severity, while the number of casualties in the ranks of the both parties may increase because of the presence of serious injuries.