Midst of battle: SAA fights ISIS in Khassarat neighborhood of Deir Ez-Zor

The Syrian Arab Army was in the midst of a battle with militants from the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS; formerly ISIS/ISIL) in the Khassarat neighborhood of Deir Ez-Zor, on Monday. ISIS militants currently have control of the Khassarat neighborhood. However, the SAA is making advances through the strategic neighborhoods of Al–Hamidiyah and Al-Orfi.

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