The Syrian Arab Army’s 104th Airborne Brigade of the Republican Guard carried out a number of raids on Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS) positions in Haweeja Sakr (Sakr Island), killing scores of militants and taking control of the suspension bridge linking the island to the eastern mainland. According to a military source in Deir Ezzor, the 104th Brigade is now in control of 80 percent of Sakr Island and possesses access to the bridges that link the island.

Yesterday, 17 ISIS militants were confirmed killed-in-action (KIA) by the 104th Brigade; the list included a Turkish field commander. Identified ISIS fighters killed by the 104th Brigade:

1. Abu Bakr Al-Turki (Turkish)
2. Mohammad Abu Massrab
3. Khaled Dahaam
4. ‘Abeeda Al-Qassim
5. Musa’ab Abdel-Hadi
6. Abdel-Mana’am Ibrahim
7. Kamaal Mohammad Taha

The Syrian Arab Army carried out a number of raids on ISIS positions in the Al-Rashidiyya Quarter, killing 7 militants and dismantling a number IEDs. The Al-Rashidiyya Quarter is almost under full SAA control – a military source reiterated this; stating that it is under fire-control. Some of the identified militants killed:

1. Nabil Firaas
2. Ahmad Al-Hafezh
3. Saajid Kaamal

Identified ISIS militants killed in Deir Ezzor yesterday:

Al-Haweeqa:

1. Kamaal Nazeem
2. Harash Younis
3. ‘Abdel-Malik Hamza
4. Mazaahim Fayad
5. Hazim Al-Shawa
6. Hisham Seif-aldeen
7. Mohammad Farouq.

Al-Sina’a:

1. Khaled Al-Shawi
2. Shadi Dakheel
3. Sa’ad Al-Khateeb
4. Nasser Al-Jasseem
5. Yasser Al-Fandi

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Angela Kay Street
Angela Kay Street
2014-10-27 02:58

Battle Map Update: Syrian Army Controls 80 Percent of Sakr Island in Deir Ezzor