Russia, Syrian Regime Hunt ISIS Cells in As Suwayda Desert

Russian helicopters and Syrian regime drones combed Syrian airspace eight kilometers away from the war-torn nation’s borders with Jordan, reported native sources from the southwestern province of As Suwayda.

Combing operations kickstarted final Saturday in opposition to ISIS cells current within the Syrian Badia. Missions went past reconnaissance to bombing a number of places. The explosions of bombing raids had been heard in As Suwayda.

Furthermore, caves within the southern elements of the Syrian Badia had been raided as effectively. The caves are believed for use as hideouts by ISIS militants.

Areas raided embrace Abu Sharehouh and Tal Sayyar. Helicopters additionally flew over the jap aspect of Isna village in As Suwayda.

In addition they carried out a sweep within the As Suwayda desert, utilizing machine weapons.

Villagers residing within the jap countryside of As Suwayda watched navy helicopters fly at a low altitude over the provincial capital, additionally referred to as As Suwayda.

The aircrafts had been additionally accompanied by Russian drones.

“Syrian regime navy models carried out raids and brushing operations in some areas within the As Suwayda desert throughout the previous two days, with the backing of Russian air forces,” Rayan Maarouf, a managing editor on the As Suwayda 24 community, advised Asharq Al-Awsat.

“The combing operations started from a number of axes within the Suwayda desert,” he revealed.

In line with navy sources, the combing operations within the jap and southeastern As Suwayda Badia come as a continuation of the navy operations in jap Syria to pursue ISIS terror cells.

The push in As Suwayda comes after navy models have cornered ISIS cells within the desert of Homs.

There are fears that ISIS components would flee in the direction of different areas within the Badia.

“Finally, these operations search to safe the area after a latest resurgence of suspicious actions from components affiliated with ISIS,” a navy supply stated.

“Combing operations will proceed for a number of days, and can embrace all elements of the As Suwayda desert,” they added.

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