The Islamic State militants attacked the positions of the Syrian military north of Al-Bukamal city and forced the Euphrates.
ISIS jihadists attacked the Syrian Arab army (SAA) in Ramadi and Bakan areas, several news agencies reported today. The terrorists allegedly crossed the Euphrates in the vicinity of Hadjin and Shif and drove out the SAA from there.
Meanwhile, the Syrian army confirms the fact of the attack in this area but declares that the IS attack was from the west, i.e. from the desert. According to the SAA, the radicals attacked several fortifications of the government army on the road from Al-Bukamal to Jala settlement. The attack was successfully repulsed, and ISIS fighters were killed.
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