Syrian Army Repelled Banzai ISIS Attack In Deir Ezzor

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ISIS has launched a largeattack on positions of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in the districts of Hweika al-Gharbiah and Al-Muzafin in Deir Ezzor city and the Al-Makbarah area. ISIS militants captured some of the points in the Hweika al-Gharbiah district, but the SAA repelled the attack.

Syrian Air Force warplanes targeted ISIS positions east of the Deir Ezzor military airport, west of the Al-Sanouf hill, in the Al-Makbarah area, Al-Jeneina, Baghilya, Ayyash and the vicinity of Tel Brok.

Syrian and Russian cargo planes dropped 26 containers containing food for civilians in Harbash and Jafra districts in Deir Ezzor city.

According to local sources, the US-led coalition carried out an air landing operation in the area of Hamidiya near Al-Bukamal city yesterday. During the operation, the US Special Forces killed 8 ISIS fighters.

Meanwhile, US-led coalition warplanes intensified airstrikes on ISIS targets in Al-Bukamal. According to local sources, the civilians began leaving the city due to airstrikes and the fear of a US-led attack.

On the other hand, ISIS began to dig trenches and tunnels in Al-Bukamal located at the Syrian-Iraqi border. ISIS also transported heavy weapons to the city and planted many mines and IEDs in order to repel any surprise attack by the Free Syrian Army with a US support.

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  • BMWA1

    Maybe more a bOnSai attack?

    • Solomon Krupacek

      banzai attack is hurrah! attack, rough attack

  • Thegr8rambino

    US never drops food or supplies or anything, its always russia/syria doing it. also i hope all the gains by ISIS in this attack were reversed!

    • stevenclark1977.sc@gmail.com

      There the biggest donor in the world if you look at all the bag’s of grain or flour it’s got aid from USA you see all the time if you watch a lot about Africa or Syria , America has given the most aid money then UK , biggest donor country’s in Jordanian​ camp’s also Lebanon it shouldn’t be that way it should be the oil rich Arab’s as everyone keeps saying let the Arab’s help Arab’s but they never do it’s sad they won’t take any displaced refugees it’s a disgrace !!!

      • Thegr8rambino

        are u joking? where is ur evidence to support this? although i agree with the last bit of what you said

        • stevenclark1977.sc@gmail.com

          UN also NGO agency honestly they do it’s in black and white it’s been like that for a long time, it’s strange you don’t see much aid from China it’s a world super power and doesn’t do much peace keeping I know they have some troop’s in Congo I believe but for the size and power of China they are largely missing,
          I do know president xi want’s to change that well that is what he said lol.
          It’s good you agree about Arab countries don’t you think they should be taken thousands and thousands of refugees look at Lebanon nearly two million Syrian refugees in a tiny place like that, Saudi Arabia stopped giving them money I believe it was £1.5 billion cause something happened and Lebanon didn’t condem the innocent I might have been in Bahrain so they stopped giving them money, now there taking but not sure if the money has been given now !!!

  • Bob

    ISIS is under assault on all other fronts – and yet continues its offensive assaults on SAA positions at Dier Ezzore. There is something curious about that – they are desperately expending men and materials at Dier Ezzore despite having had little success over all these years, apart from when the USAF opened a breach line for them into the town cemetery district in late 2016. NATO/GCC require Dier Ezzore for any partition of Syria based on an occupied eastern corridor from Jordan to north east SDF territory – and ISIS just keep on pushing with weekly offensives there, whilst they are dwindling elsewhere.
    It is an interesting coincidence indeed!

    • stevenclark1977.sc@gmail.com

      I don’t understand why Isis is having there fighter’s only maybe ten at a time trying to stop either the SAA or SDF I believe that is just stupid,it doesn’t hold them up really.
      You lose ten more men for nothing,I find it strange cause there tactics have been really good in some areas I believe it’s cause there lost a lot of good men who something about fighting and now there at the bottom of the barrel about time hate these people just don’t like anything about Isis pure scum !!!

    • Thegr8rambino

      Exactly!!! How the hell are they still surviving? How are they getting ammo, food, weapons, water, etc

      • dutchnational

        They buy them from SAA corrupt officers, they are supplied by FSA and Turkey, maybe in exchange for some oil, they take them when they overrun FSA or SAA lines etc etc.

        Turkey remains the top supplier though. SDF have captured numerous weapons caches with turkish arms, sometimes even with the shipping bills attached.

        • Kristy Rain

          The weapons & munitions: How do they do it?! Here’s how – from manufacturers to Beheaders:
          Bulgaria / Ukraine > Saudi Arabia > Jordan > Syria (ISIS occupied)

    • Stuart Thompson

      I agree I thought this exact same thing, its the same as the taliban, whilst economic powerhouse nations and global superpowers spend trillions in these wars and still end up leaving conflicts with no clear victory and these groups they were fighting carry on with there agendas once armies have left is shocking, the taliban did occasionally carry out massive operations with hundreds of fighters but did mainly carry out group attacks ranging between 5-20 fighters, I think the clear difference in fighting strategy is modern armies fight with rules (rules of engagement) but groups such as the taliban and those in iraq and syria clearly do not, if a modern army platoon was to try to suppress fighters with sniper fire etc those groups don’t hesitate to counter attack with all means necessary regardless of civilians etc where as one taliban could pin down a platoon for hours until target P.I.D. and relevant force is met with that threat. These groups know how to fight regular army formations with very little force, some call it suicidal but some would say it’s very clever and effective.
      Isil are in the same position now that the taliban was and they will and are starting to fight in the same way. We know and they know how effective it is, our militaries and our home populations will only put up with fighting these wars for so long where as these groups are willing to fight for decades, which was proven in Afghanistan when soviets invaded and again when the west invaded even back to when the British empire invaded, these people are adapted to long drawn out war whereas we are not. Isil may get removed from urban populations but they will always be there.. unless these groups funders are dealt with. But war is a very profitable income for those supplying weapons even if those weapons and munitions are sold dirt cheap.

  • The ISIS strategy is somehow weired. They wasted 4000 fighters to take back Palmyra, when at the same time this force could have turned the tide in the battle for Mosul. Now they are wasting valuable ressources in Deir Ezzor, meanwhile their last stronghold Raqqa is under siege. It looks like they have no central command, but local warlords who make their random strategies.

    • stevenclark1977.sc@gmail.com

      I totally agree with that I just said roughly the same as you they have lost a lot of good fighter’s and leader’s!!

      • Thegr8rambino

        Makes me so happy they have lost so much and are getting manhandled by SAA like Steve segal does to his enemies in his movies lmao

    • Bob

      ISIS’s leadership during their big expansion phase involved ex-Iraqi military officers who were both disgruntled and unemployed. These were trained officers with strategic understanding. They were however ex-Baathist officials, not necessarily Sunni salafists, it was probably a marriage of convenience at the time. The salafists and various Islamists had their and GCC sponsor’s agenda for Syrian regime change, while the ex-Iraqi military officials had own agenda too – money – hence the strategies targeting the oil fields and vast illicit oil sales by tankers to Turkey. Whether the Sunni salafists and the ex-Iraqi officers at top of ISIS command have gone their separate ways remains to be seen.

      • Thegr8rambino

        What’s GCC?

        • Solomon Krupacek

          gulf countries. qatar. etc.

        • Bob

          Stands for Gulf Cooperation Council – means Saudi, Qatar, UAE, and their minnows Bahrain, Oman and Kuwait. The Gulf monarchies.

          • Thegr8rambino

            Ah OK thanks :))

          • John Marks

            Not Oman, I think.

          • Bob

            Yep Oman:
            Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), political and economic alliance of six Middle Eastern countries—Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, and Oman. The GCC was established in Riyadh, Saudia Arabia, in May 1981.

            https://www.britannica.com/topic/Gulf-Cooperation-Council

        • Kristy Rain

          Slaver States, dear. ♡

          • Thegr8rambino

            haha thanks