Deir Ezzor (Syria News) The Syrian regime forces and their allied militias recently managed to advance towards Albukamal City, the last stronghold of the Islamic State group (Previously Islamic State of Iraq and Syria), east of Deir Ezzor, local sources told Qasioun News on Sunday.
The sources informed that the Syrian regime forces advanced towards the city of Albukamal, east of Deir Ezzor, while planning to enter the city from three axes, including the axis of al-Mayadin City and Ashara area, in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor.
Furthermore, Syrian regime forces are aiming to start their advance towards the city of Albukamal from the areas they recently recaptured in the vicinity of T2 Airbase, south of Deir Ezzor.
Meanwhile, Syrian regime are planning to recapture the province of Deir Ezzor and drive out the Islamic State fighters who are still besieged inside the areas of Hamidya, Sheikh Yassin, Omal, Rashadya, Rasafa and the old airport, in addition to some parts of Muwazafin and Jubail neighborhoods.
It is noteworthy that the Syrian regime military operations are running simultaneously, while the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) militia launched an offensive, northeast of Deir Ezzor.