The SDF are attacking Isis anywhere south of Deir Ezzor. From Hajin to Susah. Operation Round Up, however, quickly advances against the Islamic State in Safafinah and Marashidah
The SDFs are attacking Isis anywhere south of Deir Ezzor. Operation Round Up (Jazeera Storm) advances in Hajin from the north. In Sha’Fah, Syrian fighters are pressing the Islamic State from the east, in the South Kishma oil field. In Susah, however, Daesh is under control with a siege from the east, while the Arab-Kurdish forces are chasing the jihadists from Safafinah and Marashidah. Here, however, the SDF have discovered a large depot of weapons and ammunition, which the IS terrorists failed to take with them while fleeing to the north, following the enemy pressure. In fact, only a few areas in the two cities are still under the control of fundamentalists. In addition, these have lost in 38 items in full quadrant in less than 24 hours. Both for the offensive on the ground and for the air strikes of the International Coalition throughout the area.
The Russian militaries (with tanks), and pro-Iranian ones arrive at Deir Ezzor. They lined up in Mayadeen and Abu Kamal. For Daesh the escape route through the Euphrates is also precluded
Another bad news arrives for Isis at Deir Ezzor. The escape corridor through the Euphrates is also permanently closed. Along the western part of the river in the past few hours many Russian assets and Iranian militias have arrived. The latter left Mayadeen and moved to Abu Kamal, while the firsts took up positions in the first city and sent heavy assets (probably tanks) in the second. In this way, it will be much more difficult for the Islamic State to attempt the escape or attacks in the two areas. Starting from the south of the Syrian province, or from the northwest from the Badia desert on the border between Deir Ezzor and Homs. Daesh is now closed in a cul de sac, with no way out. The only chance for the jihadists to save their lives is to surrender to the SDF. Phenomenon that is increasing in recent days and that probably will grow further in the next.