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ISIS suffers over 60 casualties in failed Deir Ezzor offensive
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On Saturday morning in the Deir Ezzor Governorate, the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS) launched their first offensive inside the provincial capital this year, targeting the Al-Rashidiyah and Al-Haweeqa districts that are controlled by the Syrian Arab Army’s 104th Brigade of the Republican Guard and the 137th Artillery Brigade of the 17th Reserve Division. ISIS began their assault along the Cinema Fouad Street inside the Al-Rashidiyah District, where they were confronted by a well-prepared contingent from the Syrian Arab Army’s 104th Airborne Brigade. This battle along Cinema Fouad Street would last for over 3 hours and end in ISIS’ mass retreat from the Al-Rashidiyah District to the nearby Sheikh Yasseen District after sustaining a high death toll during this failed attack. In conjunction with their assault on the Al-Rashidiyah Distri


Added: Jan-31-2016 Occurred On: Jan-31-2016
By: Lepanto
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Syria
Tags: Deir Ezzor, Syria, ISIS
Location: Deir ez-Zur, Deir ez-Zor Governorate, Syria (load item map)
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