ISIS resurgence | ISIS attacks regime positions south-west of Deir Ezzor city leaving many casualties
Fierce clashes are still continuing between regime forces and ISIS, on frontlines of Jabal Al-Bishri desert in the south-west of Deir Ezzor city following ISIS attack on regime position in the area. The clashes are accompanied by exchange of fire with machineguns and artillery.
SOHR activists have documented the killing of five regime soldiers and loyal militiamen due to the shelling and clashes. Three ISIS members were also killed in the same clashes. The death toll is expected to rise because of the serious injuries of some casualties, while unconfirmed reports suggest there are more casualties.