In the second battle of Al-Bokamal, about 110 members of ISIS and the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them of Syrian, Arab and Asian nationalities are killed • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

In the second battle of Al-Bokamal, about 110 members of ISIS and the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them of Syrian, Arab and Asian nationalities are killed

Deir Ezzor province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the clashes continue between the regime forces and the militiamen loyal to them of Syrian, Arab and Asian nationalities, against the “Islamic State” organization, in areas in the northern and northeastern parts of al-Bokamal in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, which used to be the last city for the organization in Syria and its largest remaining stronghold in Deir Ezzor Province and the Syrian territory, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that these continuous clashes come in an attempt by the “Islamic State “organization to re-advance in the area taking advantage of the bad weather there, and in a related context the Syrian Observatory documented more casualties in the ranks of both parties of the clashes; in the air and missile bombardments, explosions and clashes in the period from Thursday the 16th of November 2017 until Sunday the 22nd of the same month, where it rose to 43, the number of casualties of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them including 28 of the Lebanese, Iranian and Iraqi nationalities, and one of them a commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, while it rose to 64 the number of casualties of the “Islamic State” organization, including 11 suicide bombers who blew themselves up in booby trapped vehicles and explosive belts, all of them were killed in the mentioned period of time.

It worth mentioning that the Syrian Observatory published today that 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.