DAMASCUS, SYRIA (3:20 P.M.) – Isolated ISIS militants at the Tabqa pocket are in serious trouble as the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) cutoff jihadist-held areas at Tabqa damn with those at two northern suburbs.

With the Euphrates Wrath operations to liberate the Tabqa region entering day 48, the Kurdish-led SDF managed to impose full control over the Watani Hospital and Hay Awwal neighborhood.

Meanwhile, skirmishes continued at the Hay Tani and Salis suburbs along with the now disconnected Tabqa Dam. Amid the clashes, several ISIS militants were killed, one of which was retrieved by the Kurdish troops who confiscated his Kalashnikov and suicide belt.

According to a SDF-linked outlet, four ISIS fighters were killed including jihadist field commander Abu Mihammed Al-Qahtani while the SDF sustained three casualties of their own.

Amid the slow but steady advances, the SDF seized two 120 mm mortars and two machine guns from the beleaguered Islamic State insurgents.

Advertisements
Share this article:
  • 65
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
    65
    Shares
ALSO READ  Syrian Army inches closer to large volcano under Daesh control
Student currently living in Denmark. Special focus on news from Syria, MENA map-making and strategical military analysis.

Notice: All comments represent the view of the commenter and not necessarily the views of AMN.

All comments that are not spam or wholly inappropriate are approved, we do not sort out opinions or points of view that are different from ours.

This is a Civilized Place for Public Discussion

Please treat this discussion with the same respect you would a public park. We, too, are a shared community resource — a place to share skills, knowledge and interests through ongoing conversation.

These are not hard and fast rules, merely guidelines to aid the human judgment of our community and keep this a clean and well-lighted place for civilized public discourse.

Improve the Discussion

Help us make this a great place for discussion by always working to improve the discussion in some way, however small. If you are not sure your post adds to the conversation, think over what you want to say and try again later.

The topics discussed here matter to us, and we want you to act as if they matter to you, too. Be respectful of the topics and the people discussing them, even if you disagree with some of what is being said.

Be Agreeable, Even When You Disagree

You may wish to respond to something by disagreeing with it. That’s fine. But remember to criticize ideas, not people. Please avoid:

  • Name-calling
  • Ad hominem attacks
  • Responding to a post’s tone instead of its actual content
  • Knee-jerk contradiction

Instead, provide reasoned counter-arguments that improve the conversation.