The ISIS terrorist group has repelled the advance of the US-backed militant group, knowns as “New Syrian Army”, helped by Western-backed special forces near the strategic city of Al-Bukamal in the Deir Ezzor province.
ISIS fighters have reportedly killed 40 NSyA militants and captured 15 others. 6 vehicle-mounted automatic cannons and 6 trucks loaded with ammunition have been also captured by ISIS.
The NSyA has withdrawn from the recently captured al-Hamadan military airport and the nearby Hamdan village.
ISIS-linked media outlets have released photos and videos of weapons and equipment alledgedly captured from the NSyA: