The Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham’s (ISIS) large-scale offensive inside the Deir Ezzor Governorate’s northwestern countryside has taken a turn for the worst today, as their death toll continues to rise while their gains gradually dissipate.
According to the Lebanese journalist Hosein Murtada, ISIS reportedly suffered 70+ casualties during the morning clashes near Al-Jazeera University and the Radio Broadcast Tower in the Al-Baghayliyah District in Deir Ezzor’s northwestern countryside; this number was corroborated by the Syrian Arab Army’s 104th Airborne Brigade of the Republican Guard.
The official page of the Syrian Arab Army’s 104th Brigade has now updated the death toll for the ISIS terrorists to 80+ for today’s battle in the Al-Baghayliyah District.
In addition to the 80+ terrorists killed today, the Syrian Arab Army’s 104th Brigade reports that approximately 350 terrorists have been killed in Deir Ezzor since Saturday.
Al-Masdar News contacted a senior officer in the Syrian Arab Army to corroborate these numbers; however, the source claimed that these numbers of preliminary estimates.
When asked about the Syrian Arab Army’s casualties, the senior officer stated that the official number according to military intelligence is 82 soldiers (11 of them are NDF) and 12 Shaytat tribesmen.