Iran brought forces to Deir-ez-Zor after IS' attack

 Three elements of the Iranian forces were captured in the desert of al-Mayadeen in Deir ez-Zor countryside during an ambush by ISIS mercenaries.

ISIS mercenaries had put an ambush against Iranian Revolutionary Guards in the desert of al-Mayadeen in Deir ez-Zor countryside, where ISIS mercenaries set fire near the point of the Revolutionary Guards in the region, when three elements of the group went to inspect the scene of the fire, ISIS were able to capture them, who were from the city of al-Mayadeen, who were involved in the ranks of the Revolutionary Guard, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

As a result, a military convoy of regime forces from al-Mayadeen city went to the desert in conjunction with the firing of light bombs However, ISIS mercenaries were able to withdraw with the captives deep into the desert.

The Syrian Observatory said on Saturday that Iranian forces located on the west bank of the Euphrates River in the eastern countryside of Deir-ez-Zor, have brought military reinforcements to their positions in the desert of al-Mayadeen represented by dozens of military personnel and vehicles to fortify their positions after the heavy casualties suffered during the past few days due to ISIS mercenaries' attacks.

On August 1, ISIS mercenaries attacked the positions of the regime and the Iranian forces in the countryside of Deir-ez-Zor.



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