Terrorism & Insurgency

Islamic State claims suicide attack on security forces in Syria's Deir al-Zour

21 November 2017

IN A STATEMENT released on 9 November, the Islamic State-affiliated Amaq News Agency claimed that an Islamic State militant had conducted a suicide attack against security forces personnel on the outskirts of al-Hari village, near Al-Bukamal, in Syria's Deir al-Zour governorate earlier that day, BBC Monitoring reported. The statement did not include details of casualties. The claim could not be independently verified.



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