BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:45 A.M.) – The Islamic State’s (ISIS) large-scale offensive in Deir Ezzor may have brought them success near the military airport, but the overall attack has proven incredibly costly for the terrorist group.

Over the course of 4 days, the Islamic State reportedly suffered more than 200 dead and several hundred wounded, a Syrian Arab Army official told Al-Masdar News on Wednesday.

In addition to high loss of life, the Islamic State has also lost a large number of armored vehicles and military hardware while storming the outskirts of the provincial capital and airport.

Meanwhile, the official confirmed that the Syrian Arab Army lost a total of 76 soldiers during the 4 day long Deir Ezzor battle, with the majority of the casualties accumulating on Sunday and Monday.

The Deir Ezzor battle resumed this morning, when the Syrian Arab Army launched another powerful assault to recover the territory they lost to the Islamic State over the last 4 days.

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Assad must stay
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I hope the numbers of killed ISIS fighters will climb to 2000 : 1% is not costly.

Cletus the slack jawed yokul
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The Syrian army will no doubt be successful in driving ISIS back to were is was born, in Iraq. Hopefully Russia and Iran and Hezbollah can prevent any more return visits by shoring up the border. The Iraqi army will have to deal with them until the whole affair dissapears. 7 countries in 5 years. Russia says no.

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ISIS ain’t countin’ bodies!
They seem to be the only ones willin’ to take casualties.
They’ll keep dyin’ ’til they either win or lose.

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Russia must step up & aid the SAA & slaughter these takfiri scum…..bomb Al-Raqqa & remind these cockroaches who is the boss. Riyadh & Doha & Tel Aviv can go [email protected] themselves…..

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Chauhan Chauhan

ISIL ARE HIGH ON DRUGS THEY ONLY FIGHT WHAT MASTER SAYS DOESNT MATTER HOW MANY DIES THEY WILL KEEP TRYING TO TAKE OVER BASE. ONLY SOLUTATION IS TO DIVERT ISIL MIND TO OTHER PLACES ASAP LIKE RAQQA AND PALMAYRA . SYRIA HAS TO ATTACK THIS 2 AREA WITH LARGE OFFENSIVE TO DIVIDE ISIL FIGHTERS. OTHERWISE IT WILL BE THE REPEAT OF TABQA AIRBASE.

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Nestor Arapa

Me parece muy poco el costo que sufrieron ISIS, No entiendo si el ejercito Sirio y Ruso juntos tienen mayor logística en cuanto a armas no puedan acabar con terroristas.