BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:30 P.M.) – A number of reinforcements from the Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) 11th Division and National Defense Forces (NDF) arrived in southeast Syria on Friday.
According to a military report, the reinforcements were previously deployed in the northern countryside of the Hama Governorate before moving south to the Al-Sweida Governorate.
The reinforcements were specifically moved to the Al-Safa Canyon region, where they will help their allied forces liberate the last 300 square kilometers of territory under the Islamic State’s control.
Once northeast Al-Sweida is cleared, the soldiers from this front will be moved to the Badiya Al-Sham region near the provincial borders of Homs and Deir Ezzor.
Since ISIS still controls a large portion of the desert, the Syrian Army will need all the forces they can get to eliminate this Islamic State pocket in eastern Syria.