Syrian Army sent lots of reinforcements to counter ISIS in Palmyra


The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has reportedly redeployed a large number of reinforcements to central Syria this week, to Palmyra to be more precise, in order to counter the recent string of the Islamic State (ISIS/IS/Daesh) attacks along the International Highway in the region.


Syrian Army sent lots of reinforcements to counter ISIS in Palmyra
A T-72 AV Soviet second-generation main battle tank of the Syrian Arab Army (Picture Source: Unknown)


According to a source of Al-Masdar News, the Syrian Army sent reinforcements to the Palmyra countryside to counter the recent string of Islamic State attacks along the International Highway.

Since the start of May, the Syrian Arab Army has lost dozens of soldiers as a result of the Islamic State’s ambushes between the desert cities of Palmyra and Al-Sukhneh.

Previously, the Syrian Army sent reinforcements to this front, but these soldiers were later redeployed to the Al-Mayadeen Desert to protect the western countryside of the Deir Ezzor Governorate.

Despite U.S. President Donald Trump’s declaration that the Islamic State had been defeated in Syria and Iraq, the terrorist group continues to carry out operations inside both countries.


 

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