ISIS resurgence: cells attack regime military bus in Homs, killing six soldier, including high-ranking officer
The Syrian Observatory has documented the killing of six regime soldiers, including a high-ranking officer, as a result of a landmine explosion targeting their bus planted on a road in the area of Hamima, east of the city of Al-Sokhna in rural Homs.
The area around the city of Al-Sokhna in rural Homs has been witnessing a significant increase in ISIS activities lately.
The death toll since late March 24 to date has risen. The Syrian Observatory documented the death of at least 502 members of regime forces and loyalists of Syrian and non-Syrian citizens, including at least two Russians.
In addition to 127 members of Iranian-backed militias of non-Syrian citizens, all were killed in ISIS attacks, IEDs and ambushes in the western Euphrates, and the desert of Deir ez-Zor, Homs and Sweida.
SOHR also confirmed the death of four civilians working in the gas fields as a result of the group’s attacks, and two shepherds were killed in the group’s attacks,
The Syrian Observatory has also documented the death of 179 members of Islamic State, during the same period, in attacks, bombings and targets.