Complete battle update from southeast Deir Ezzor
The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has expelled ISIS from the entire western bank of the Euphrates River after several months of fighting.
The Syrian Arab Army’s Tiger Forces just needed to liberate three towns that were under the control of ISIS in order to officially seal off the western bank of the Euphrates yesterday. – please see the map below:
The Tiger Forces would ultimately close the gap on Wednesday, forcing the remaining ISIS to retreat west towards the Tal Al-Assoud area.
With the western bank of the Euphrates River cleared, the Syrian Army’s High Command has made the decision to redeploy the Tiger Forces to the northeastern countryside of the Hama Governorate.
Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and the Syrian Army’s 5th Legion will now lead the battle to retake the western countryside of the Deir Ezzor Governorte.