The "Islamic State" organization loses its last city in Syria, and the regime forces, Iraqis Nujabaa, Hezbollah and the Iranian Guards start sweeping al-Bokamal city • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
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The “Islamic State” organization loses its last city in Syria, and the regime forces, Iraqis Nujabaa, Hezbollah and the Iranian Guards start sweeping al-Bokamal city

Deir Ezzor Province, the Syrian Observatory for human rights: the Syrian Observatory monitored the regime forces and the militiamen loyal to them of Syrian nationality, the Lebanese Hezbollah, the Iraqi Nujabaa Movement and the Iranian Revolutionary Guard start sweeping al-Bokamal city which they managed to control after the withdrawal of the remaining members of the “Islamic State” organization from the last city they used to control in Syria, this control came after violent clashes that killed and injured tens of both parties during the past 3 days, where the regime forces were able to enter the city on Thursday the 16th of November 2017; after the organization’s expel of the Popular Mobilization Forces, Hezbollah and the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, by counterattacks that targeted them inside the city, and since last Thursday until today 31 members of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them of Syrian and non-Syrian nationalities were killed in these clashes, in addition to the kill of more than 50 members of the organization in the same clashes and the accompanying shelling.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published today Sunday the 19th of November that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored the fierce resistance by the organization, in an attempt to repel the violent attacks of the regime forces, during which they are seeking to expel the organization from the last areas that are controlled by the organization, in the north and the north-east of the city, and the SOHR monitored that the regime forces managed to increase their scope of control, and they controlled more than 90 % of Al-Bokamal city, while the presence of the organization is confined in the eastern and the north-eastern sections of the city, adjacent the western bank of the Euphrates River, while the violent clashes are accompanied by intensive shelling by the regime forces on the clash areas and bombardment by the Russian warplanes as well as regime’s warplanes, on areas in Al-Bokamal city and its outskirts, which caused human losses in the ranks of the both parties.