BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:45 A.M.) – The Islamic State (ISIS) launched a night assault in the western countryside of the Deir Ezzor Governorate, the National Defense Forces (NDF) reported.
According to the NDF report, the Islamic State attacked the Syrian Arab Army’s positions in the eastern part of the Badiya Al-Sham region, which is located within 45km of Al-Mayadeen city.
No gains have been reported.
The Islamic State’s attack tonight comes just hours after Syrian and Iranian-backed troops traveled to western Deir Ezzor for their upcoming Badiya Al-Sham offensive against the terrorist group.
More details to come…