ISIL Withdraws from More Positions under Heavy Attack of Syrian Army in Raqqa
The army men deployed in al-Sabkhawi region stormed ISIL’s positions and drove them out of the village of al-Salam al-Alaykom and its surrounding regions.
The ISIL suffered heavy casualties and its military hardware sustained major damage in the attack.
The army men are to end ISIL’s presence in Raqqa and move towards Deir Ezzur.
Reports said earlier today that the army hit ISIL’s defense lines in Southeastern Raqqa, and deployed in regions close to the Euphrates River.
The army units managed to deploy close to the last small but key town that is under the control of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces and Manbij Military Council after driving ISIL out of the towns of al-Dakhileh and Ba’ar al-Sabkhawi and al-Sabkhawi gas field.
The army forces are only 18km away from the Euphrates River.
The Syrian Army is now is close to the Euphrates River and the Deir Ezzur provincial border with the Raqqa province, a field source confirmed.