Late on December 16, another attack by ISIS terrorists targeted troops of the Syrian National Defense Forces (NDF) in the southern Raqqa countryside.
The terrorists ambushed a bus carrying NDF fighters on the Ithriyah road, which links Raqqa with Hama and Aleppo. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, three pro-government fighters were killed and at least seven others were injured in the attack.
ISIS terrorists launch attacks against government forces from their stronghold in central Syria, the Homs desert, on a daily basis.
Russian warplanes have been bombing ISIS terrorists in the central region for several days now. On December 17, a series of airstrikes hit terrorists’ hideouts in Beir Twinan in the eastern Homs countryside.
ISIS terrorists have been working to expand their influence in central Syria. Earlier this week, the terrorists repelled an attack by government forces on their newly-established hideouts in the eastern countryside of Hama. Many Syrian soldiers were killed or injured.
The terrorist group’s activities in the central region grew this year. According to recent reports, the terrorists are buying supplies, including weapons, from U.S.-backed fighters based in the southeastern area of al-Tanaf.
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