The Syrian Arab Army’s 104th Brigade of Republican Guard (Al-Harss Al-Jamhouri Al-Souri) overwhelmed Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS) fighters in the Deir Ezzor Governate village of Haweeja Sakr, destroying 3 vehicles loaded with doshkas and capturing an ISIS hideout. The 104th Brigade launched the military operation in this ISIS-controlled village on Tuesday morning, with the Syrian Air Force providing necessary assistance from the air, forestalling ISIS reinforcements from reaching the frontline.

On Tuesday night, the 104th Brigade had made considerable progress, capturing an ISIS control-and-command hideout inside the village. Scores of ISIS militants were killed during the fierce clashes, including 4 field commanders that were unable to flee the building. According to a military source, 33 ISIS fighters were confirmed killed in firefights yesterday, another 15 were captured by the 104th Brigade. In contrast, the Republican Guard suffered 9 casualties during the firefights, including 2 officers.

ISIS casualties identified:

1. Abu Bakr Al-‘Iraqi (leader)
2. Abu ‘Ali Al-Faransi (French leader)
3. Abu ‘Azzam Al-‘Iraqi (leader)
4. Abdel-Rahman Abu Qatada
5. Ayham Al-Jassim (FSA defector and leader)
6. Safr Al-Mufti
7. Radwan Al-Hussein
8. ‘Alaa Al-Ghareeb
9. Hassan Al-Kurdi
10. ‘Usama Hameed
11. Marwan As’ad
12. Yousif Jihaad

ISIS militants captured:

1. Ahmad Zaher Al-Shameet
2. Hassan Halaat
3. Khalid Jamawa’a
4. Mashna Halaat
5. Manaf Rabaah
6. ‘Umar Sha’aban
7. Saddam Al-Janeed
8. Ahmad Al-‘Ali
9. Fou’ad Wahbi
10. Hameed Halaal
11. Mohammad Al-Janeed
12. Mura’ayy ‘Abbas
13. Ghazi Fouaz
14. Aymen Shaker
15. Baha’a Mohammad Shaker

Radwan Al-Hussein
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Adamshuaibu Abumajid
Adamshuaibu Abumajid
2014-10-16 11:59

good story.

Robert Bennett
Robert Bennett
2014-10-17 00:22

The real fighters against ISIS are not the U.S.A and its coalition of the killing but the brave soldiers of the Syrian Arab Army. Respect from New Zealand and victory to the Syrian Arab Army!