Syria war: Dozens dead amid strikes on Deir Ezzor province, say reports
Sep 15, 2017, 00:14
The Russian Defense Ministry said that militants who used to fight against Damascus have agreed to side with the Syrian government troops.
As pro-government forces closed in on the militants holed up in the area, Russian Federation fired seven missiles, from two submarines from the Admiral Essen frigate in the Mediterranean Sea.
As IS continues to lose ground in Syria and Iraq, the extremists recently released a video encouraging fighters to join a campaign in the Philippines near the city of Marawi.
Last week, aided by the intense aerial campaign, Syrian and allied forces managed to push their way toward the city, breaking a almost three-year siege on its troops on the western edge of Deir el-Zour.
On the opposite side of the river, the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, an alliance of Syrian Kurdish and Arab fighters, is also battling IS.
Aziz added that they are about 6 kilometers (4 miles) away from the city's eastern entrance. The monitoring group said the US -led worldwide coalition, which is supporting non-government forces, was partly to blame.
The convoy had been stuck in the desert following airstrikes by the U.S-led coalition to prevent its advance.
The head of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said buses and vehicles crossed into Deir el-Zour province Wednesday.
The advances against Islamic State, another blow to its control over territory it held for years as part of a self-declared caliphate, has raised concerns that it would bring the SDF into closer proximity to the Syrian government side, which is backed by Russian Federation and Iran.
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