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Isis uses mobile command centers between Homs and Deir Ezzor. The Syrian army (SAA) found out in a raid in Abu Kamal. They are aboard vehicles of the Islamic State that continuously move in the desert of Badia al-Sham
One of Isis’ secrets in Deir Ezzor has been revealed: the militiamen have the ability to carry out operations, even continuous, from a long distance from their strongholds. The Syrian army (SAA) carried out a raid to dismantle an Islamic State cell in the Abu Kamal area. At the end of the maneuvers, a Daesh vehicle was seized, whose analysis made it possible to understand that it housed a real mobile command center, ready to be set up in a short time. This allowed the leaders of the jihadists to coordinate the activities of the groups, while constantly moving in the desert of Badia al-Sham to reduce the risks of being intercepted by the enemies. The discovery explains why the SAA and allied pro-Iranian militias in the quadrant have recently suffered waves of attacks by IS, without subsequent raids in the area having managed to find their origins.
Here’s how Daesh coordinates the “the saga of exhaustion 2” operation against the SAA and the allied militias in Deir Ezzor
Not surprisingly, last month, Isis announced through Amaq the start of the “the saga of exhaustion 2” operation, as reported by Voice of America (VOA). Objective: to target the SAA and allied militias in eastern Syria. Since then, Islamic State militiamen have almost exponentially increased attacks on soldiers and civilians on the edge of the Badia al-Sham desert between Homs and Deir Ezzor. In this context, mobile command centers, such as the one just discovered, are strategic. Moreover, in all likelihood they also serve to coordinate the movements of the Daesh jihadists east of the Euphrates. Their main access point is between Busayrah, Shahil and Dhiban, as confirmed by the continuous SDF raids to neutralize sleeper cells and IS logistics and support networks in the area.