As sand storm covers Der ez-Zor, ISIS launches offensive on Syrian forces
According to reports, ISIS forces have approached the city of Mayadin from the south and have entered the suburbs of the city.
While Syrian forces supported by the Russian military are fully engaged in the fight for Der ez-Zor, ISIS chose to attack in Mayadin. It’s the fighters of Hezbollah and Afghan Liwa Fatemiyoun who are trying to repel ISIS attacks in Mayadin.
Due to a sand storm, in conditions of poor visibility, the air support is minimal.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reports that ISIS managed to take control of the nearby towns of al-Qawriya and Muqan. …read more