UPDATE: According to pro-government sources, Syrian troops are assisted by the PMU, which has attached ISIS from the eastern direction.
The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies have entered into the ISIS-held city of al-Bukamal at the border with Iraq, according to the Lebanese Hezbollah-affilated TV channel al-Manar and the Hezbollah media wing in Syria.
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Syrian troops are entering the city from the southern direction where they have recently repelled an ISIS counter-attack. SAA units in the area are supported by Hezbollah and Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.
Al-Bukamal is the last major settlement controlled by ISIS in Syria.