Five National Defense members killed and injured in landmine explosion planted by the Islamic State
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The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has documented the death of one National Defense member and the injury of four others, as a result of a landmine explosion planted by the Islamic State in the area of Al-Sa’an in eastern countryside of Hama.
The Syrian Observatory has documented earlier today the death of three members of the “National Defense Forces” and the injury of seven others, following an attack by Islamic State cells targeted a bus carrying them on Al-Ethraya road, west of the city of Al-Tabaqa in western countryside of Raqqa province.
Since 24th of March 2019, SOHR has documented the killing of at least 1,083 regime soldiers and loyalists of Syrian and non-Syrian nationalities, including at least two Russians, and 144 Iranian-backed militiamen of non-Syrian nationalities. All were killed in attacks, bombings and ambushes by the “Islamic State”, west of Euphrates in the deserts of Deir Ezzor, Homs, and Al-Suwaidaa.
Also, four civilians working in gas fields, 11 shepherds and four other people were killed and documented by SOHR in the same period, from late March 2019 until today. They were killed in attacks by ISIS cells. While 601 ISIS members were also killed in attacks and bombardment in the same period.