Terrorism & Insurgency

Armed clashes kill at least 30 pro-government fighters and 21 Islamic State militants in Syria's Deir al-Zour

09 July 2018

According to the pro-opposition Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, at least 30 pro-government fighters and 21 Islamic State militants were killed in armed clashes in Al-Bukamal in Syria's Deir al-zOur governorate between 8 and 9 June. The clashes broke out after a suicide attack by 10 Islamic State militants killed at least 25 pro-government personnel in Al-Bukamal in Deir al-Zour governorate on 8 June. Casualty figures provided by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights cannot be independently verified but have been assessed to be the most reliable.





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