ISIS terrorists kill four regime troops in the Syrian desert
Four regime troops killed by Daesh (ISIS) in surprise attack hit their bastions in eastern Deir Ezzor province Wednesday, local activist told Zaman al-Wasl.
Nine more troops were wounded when Daesh stormed regime checkpoints near the town of Albulail east of Deir Ezzor, according to activist Mohamed Khalaf.
The pre-dawn attack followed a surprise Daesh attack on Tuesday, left 26 forces dead in Syria desert, known as Badiya. Among them were Iranian militiamen, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
ISIS fighters launched their attack from a pocket they control in the Badiya, and which was the destination for IS fighters evacuated from southern Damascus on Sunday.
and Monday, AFP reported.
The Badiya is a vast desert region stretching from central Syria to the eastern border with Iraq, where Daesh still holds small pockets.