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SDF launches offensive on IS last stronghold in Deir Ezzor

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Fighters from the Democratic Forces. of Syria gather around the al-Khatoniyah lake area after they took control of it from Islamic State militants, near al Houl town in Hasaka province, Syria November 14, 2015. A U.S.-backed Syrian rebel alliance on Friday captured the town of al Houl in Hasaka province, which had been held by Islamic State militants, a spokesman for the Kurdish fighters, part of the grouping, said. It was the first significant advance against IS by the Democratic Forces of Syria, which was formed last month. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Deir Ezzor (Syria News) Informed sources sharing the latest, ISIS news today, revealed that the Syrian Democratic Forces militia (SDF) carried out a military operation, on Monday, on the last stronghold of the Islamic State group, in the northern countryside of Deir Ezzor, Qasioun News reported.

The sources informed that the Syrian Democratic Forces militia has launched an offensive on the last stronghold of the Islamic State group, which is located near Khabour River in the northern countryside of Deir Ezzor.

More than a dozen of the Islamic State fighters were killed, in addition to destroying a SUV vehicle belonging to the terrorist group, after clashes in the vicinity of Namlya Village, which was recaptured recently by the SDF militants.

The offensive took place after separate clashes around the village of Basira, in eastern Deir Ezzor, while SDF militia besieged the Islamic State fighters in 2 narrow areas, north and east of Deir Ezzor.

It is noteworthy that the Islamic State has recently lost large areas of land in the countryside of Deir Ezzor, and withdrew towards Albukamal City, on the Syrian–Iraqi borders, which is considered the last important stronghold of the Islamic State in Syria.

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