In Syria, an Isis mass escape is ongoing from Deir Ezzor to Idlib or Iraq via MERV. The militiamen who escaped Jazeera Storm’ SDF do everything to leave the area. From moving at night to paying the smugglers hoping they will not betray them
The mass exodus of the Isis militias from Deir Ezzor to Idlib or towards the border with Iraq in the Middle Euphrates River Valley (MERV) continues in Syria. After Operation Round Up (Jazeera Storm) SDF annihilated the Islamic State in the province, those who managed to escape or hide now try to leave the area to avoid being captured or killed. In any way and at any price. Local sources reveal that small groups of Daesh jihadists move at night to reduce the risk of being spotted in the northwest, south and east. Many have separated from families, so that all seem refugees and are less suspicious. Others, choose to pay the smugglers, hoping that they will not sell them to the enemy, to be moved to safe places where they can gather with their companions.
The last jihadists Daesh and Deir Ezzor try to deal with the Arab-Kurdish forces to get a safe-conduct. Meanwhile, the SDF think of the post-IS
Meanwhile, in Deir Ezzor the last group of Isis militiamen is trying to deal with the SDF to get a safe-conduct. The jihadists of the Islamic State are crushed along the Euphrates in the Baghuz Fawqani area, with no escape route. Jazeera Storm is trying to make them surrender peacefully, as they have mixed together with civilians. In parallel, however, the Kurdish Arab forces also work on two other fronts. The first is to eliminate IS sleeper cells with targeted blitz and attacks. The second is to intervene on an economic and social level. Both to cut off sources of funding for fundamentalists and to subtract fertile ground for the jihadist ideology, which is necessary for the existence of formation. Once the mission is complete, the Arab-Kurdish forces will restructure. Training will continue, but there will be redeployment based on needs.