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January 15, 2019 » Today News

ISIS terrorists retreat from strategic bastion in Eastern Syria

ISIS terrorists retreat from strategic bastion in Eastern Syria

The sources said that the ISIL terrorist group has withdrawn from the town of al-Shafa in Eastern Deir Ezzur after heavy clashes with the SDF fighters.

Al-Shafa was one of the most important bastions of the ISIL in Eastern Deir Ezzur after Hajin region.

The sources said the ISIL has retreated towards the town of al-Souseh and the village of al-Bu Badran in Deir Ezzur province.

The ISIL terrorist group is currently in control of about 7 square kilometers along the Euphrates River.

In a relevant development on Sunday, media reports said that the Syrian Democratic Forces retreated from a region in Eastern Deir Ezzur after residents protested against the SDF’s presence in that area.

The SDF forces withdrew from the village of al-Kashkiyeh in Southeastern Deir Ezzur, the Arabic-language al-Manar news website reported.

It noted that local people objected to SDF’s presence in Deir Ezzur and the death of a number of civilians in a recent US airstrike and SDF’s attacks on a house in the region.

Meantime, battlefield sources in Eastern Syria said that a new agreement has been reached between SDF and ISIL on the dispatch of convoys comprising foodstuff and medical supplies to the regions under ISIL’s control in Eastern Deir Ezzur.

Source: Farsnews

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