ISIS cells have ambushed a unit of the Syrian Army in the area between Sukhna and Deir Ezzor, pro-Kurdish sources insist.
Reports claim that the Syrian Army suffered casualties (killed and wounded) in the clashes with ISIS militants. No further details have been provided.
In addition, #Russian fighter jets targeting ISIS sites on the outskirts of the western Deir Ezzor desert.
— Rojava Media Center (@Rojava_Media) March 22, 2021
Over the past months, the situation in the central Syrian desert escalated as a result of the increase in ISIS attacks on government forces and locals living in the government-controlled areas. These attacks faced a powerful response from the Syrian Army and its allies that carried out a series of anti-ISIS raids in the desert. However, the terrorist threat has not been fully contained yet.
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