Syrian Army crosses the Euphrates river at Deir Ezzor to continue battle against ISIS


September 18, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

The ISIS Hunters, an elite unit of the Syrian Army, has announced on its social media that for the first time in years, pro-Syrian government forces have reached the northern side of the Euphrates river at Deir Ezzor.

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Although the Syrian Army has continuously made raids on the opposite of the river to battle ISIS, it has not made a permanent foothold.

This spells trouble for the terrorist groups as both the Syrian Army and the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces are conducting operations against ISIS on this side of the river.

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