The Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS) is struggling to hold on to their last parcels of land on Sakr Island (Haweeja Al-Sakr), as the Syrian Arab Army’s 104th Airborne Brigade of the Republican Guard continues its offensive in this strategic area. Earlier today, the 104th Brigade captured the western bank fisheries on Sakr Island after hours of violent clashes near the Euphrates River; this small port was used by ISIS to travel back and forth from the island to the mainland.

Following the capture of the fisheries, the 104th Brigade discovered a small network of tunnels that ISIS fighters forced civilians on the island to dig. The 104th Brigade found these civilians underground, along with 6 ISIS fighters who later surrendered. Inside one of the tunnels was a large amount of antibiotics and surgical equipment stolen from Iraq; this was coalesced with containers of fake passports with Turkish stamps.

Identified ISIS fighters killed at Sakr Island:

1. Fadel Al-‘Abid, Khaaled Ghatafaan
2. Abu Al-Harash Al-Jabeeni (Saudi)
3. Fadi Al-Ghareeb, Abu ‘Atabeh Al-Masri (Egyptian)

ISIS fighters captured at Sakr Island:

1. Seifaldeen Marwan
2. Talaal Al-Jazimi
3. Kanaan Al-Najam
4. Waleed Shaker
5. Daoud Fahmi
6. Mohammad Nahaad
7. Anour Fakhri
8. Raashid Naqajeh
9. Suleiman ‘Abdel-Ghani
10. ‘Wa’el ‘Afaash
11. Yaaman Al-Kabeesi
12. Haamid Sameer
13. Taaher Nayaazi
14. Basheer Al-‘Arab
15. ‘Abbas Al-‘Akleh
16. Ahmad Daahab
17. Nouress Al-Shalaakh
18. Faatah Al-Sabaha
19. Saalim Al-Hajj
20. Radwaan Nasser
21. Maaher ‘Abdel-Ghani
22. Mayzar Kanaas

Yesterday, a civilian from the village of Al-Massrib was executed by ISIS after a jury from the “Shariah Courts” found the man guilty of “apostasy” in the Deir Ezzor Governorate. ‘Abdullah Al-Rahman Al-Hussein was identified as the man beheaded by ISIS militants in Deir Ezzor – he was caught missing Friday prayers by a member of ISIS.

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