PHOTOS: Iranian-backed Shi’ite militia save US-backed SDF in eastern Syria from ISIS

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February 12, 2018 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

DEIR EZZOR, Syria – Eleven militants belonging to the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) were saved by an Iranian-backed Iraqi Shi’ite militia in eastern Syria from a powerful ISIS offensive.

The Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) near the Iraqi-Syrian border had to come rescue the Kurdish-led SDF after skirmishes with ISIS in the eastern desert province of Deir Ezzor led to the SDF fighters retreating towards Iraq. 

The Iranian-backed Iraqi forces fought back the ISIS units and are now caring for the SDF fighters as seen in the photos above and below.

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Despite US war mongering towards Iran, it is now Iranian-backed forces who have had to rescue the US-backed SDF from ISIS.

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