Syrian Army, allies take 85% of ISIS’ last stronghold in eastern Syria

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November 19, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

DEIR EZZOR, Syria –  The Syrian Army and its allies have taken over 85% of the final stronghold of the ISIS terrorist group in eastern Syria.

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The town of Albukamal has been stormed by the Syrian Army and its allies, most notably Hezbollah and Iranian organised Shi’ite militias, with over 85% of the town liberated from the terrorist organisation.

This comes as some weeks back the Syrian Army almost fully liberated the town before a rapid ISIS counteroffensive retook the gains made.

With ISIS almost fully defeated in Iraq, the full liberated of Albukamal, in Deir Ezzor countryside, would effectively reduce the once so-called Caliphate into an insurgency.

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