Websites affiliated to terrorist groups reported heavy infighting among ISIS terrorists in Eastern Deir ez-Zor, saying that the clashes have already left a number of casualties.
The websites said that the ISIS terrorists engaged in fierce clashes in the Eastern territories of Deir ez-Zor province, leaving at least a dozen casualties.
In the meantime, local sources in Raqqa province disclosed that ISIS has intensified security measures in the self-proclaimed capital of ISIS, adding that the terrorists have arrested a nine-member family that tired to escape the Raqqa city.
The Kurdish fighters’ Euphrates Rage Operation Room said on Tuesday that the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) were about to close off ISIS terrorists’ only way from Raqqa to Deir ez-Zor.
The Operation Room said that the SDF managed to take control over 1,762 sq/km of lands in Raqqa and Deir ez-Zor provinces in clashes with the ISIS, underlining that its forces were moving on all the roads to Raqqa and were about to separate ISIL-held regions in Raqqa from Deir Deir ez-Zor.
Spokesman for the Euphrates Rage Operation Room Jeihan Sheikh Ahmad said that 18 villages and 34 farms in Raqqa and 46 villages and 177 farms in Deir ez-Zor came under the control of his forces’ anti-ISIS operation.
He further added that ISIS lost 172 members in the SDF operation.