ISIS terrorists have launched another attack on the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and the National Defense Forces (NDF) in the eastern Homs countryside.
The attack, which took place on November 11, targeted three bases located north of the town of al-Sukhnah. ISIS’ news agency, Amaq, said terrorists stormed the bases following heavy clashes with government troops.
Before withdrawing, ISIS terrorists set the three bases on fire. The terrorists also blew up a gas line that passes through the area.
Amaq claimed that 11 Syrian soldiers were killed in the attack. A fighter of the NDF was also captured then executed by ISIS terrorists. From its side, the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 14 soldiers were killed in the attack.
ISIS terrorists launched the attack from their stronghold in the central region, the Homs desert. The vast desert lays between eastern Homs and western Deir Ezzor.
The SAA and its allies usually respond to such attacks by launching combing operations around the Homs desert to drain ISIS terrorists. However, this tactic has proven to be infective. Recent reports revealed that the terrorists are receiving support from U.S.-backed fighters based in the nearby area of al-Tanf.
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