The Syrian Arab Army’s 104th Brigade of the Republican Guard carried out multiple raids on Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS) dens at Central Park on Sakr Island, killing and arresting many members of the organization. The raids specifically targeted ISIS’ supply depots that house a multitude of weapons and ammunition that are distributed to their entrenched fighters on the island. Thus far, the 104th Brigade has been successful in destroying the dens located in the western part of the park; however, a source added that military intelligence believes that a network of tunnels exists and that they need to unearthed.

Identified ISIS fighters killed at Sakr Island this week:

1. Ahmad ‘Abdel-Rahman Saleem (Egyptian)
2. Karam Al-Taban
3. Ahmad Riad Al-Salaam
4. Bassam Yousefaldeen
5. Yasseen Ahmad Al-As’ad
6. Nawaf ‘Anaad
7. Hatem Ahmad Al-‘Abdullah

Identified ISIS fighters captured/injured at Sakr Island:

1. Yaqoub Nabhaan
2. Nizar Ramadan
3. Manaf Rabaah
4. ‘Ayyash ‘Abdel-Wahhab
5. Joudat Mustafa ‘Ali
6. Suleiman Mohammad Taha’
7. Saadiq ‘Umar
8. Kamaal Hussein
9. Rami Noufal
10. Younis ‘Abdullah
11. Izzat Saalem
12. Majid Tamaam
13. Bashaar Aleewi
14. Ja’afar Sultaan
15. Mayzar Al-Hameedi
16. ‘Aseeb Saami ‘Abboud
17. Tayseer Al-Hajj Hammoud
18. Shaker Hayyan
19. Bara’a ‘Alloush
20. Bassam Al-Sheikh
21. Wassaam Al-Sirraj
22. Safwan Mahi-aldeen
23. Zabeer Al-Khodor
24. ‘Aymen ‘Akeel
25. Dahaam Al-Mousaleh
26. ‘Aslan Mahmoud Al-‘Amari

At the Jubeileh Quarter of Deir Ezzor City, the 104th Brigade killed 2 ISIS snipers that were notorious for firing on soldiers traveling towards the Old Airport District. The snipers hideout was identified by civilian; this resulted in an armed confrontation between ISIS fighters and the 104th Brigade. All 8 ISIS fighters were killed during the brief firefight, including the 2 snipers identified as ‘Abbas Suheil Al-Jaraad and Iyyad Al-Kabeesi.

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Yesterday, 4 Libyan members of ISIS were killed at the Al-‘Arfi Quarter of Deir Ezzor City by the 104th Brigade following a violent skirmish early in the afternoon. The identified Libyans killed at Al-‘Arfi are the following: Abu ‘Aqaba Al-Leebi, Iyad Hakamat, Leith ‘Abdel-Ghani, and Ahmad Saleem.

ISIS fighters attempted to infiltrate into the Old Airport Quarter of Deir Ezzor City, resulting in heavy losses for the latter. The 104th Brigade was able to fend off the ISIS onslaught, killing 21 confirmed militants and wounding another 15 during the confrontation.

The identified ISIS fighters killed at the Old Airport District:

1. Hamza Yasseen ‘Abdel-Rahman
2. Jamaal Khaled Al-Taba’an
3. Hazim Safeef
4. Talib Al-Turki
5. ‘Umar ‘Ali Shahaab
6. Fayaz Ta’an
7. Ghassan Khaarouf
8. ‘Ali Suleiman
9. Taha Al-Ridha
10. Tamer Al-Ahmad

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