73 Syrian soldiers killed and injured in ISIS attacks in 20 days

ISIS killed and injured nearly 75 regime soldiers and proxy militiamen in the Syrian desert in 11 attacks in 20 days.

As ISIS continues its activity and operations in Syrian territory, June 2022 has witnessed an unprecedented escalation of ISIS operations in the Syrian desert, including armed attacks, explosions and ambushes, which targeted regime forces and their proxy militias in the Syrian desert, specifically Al-Rasafah desert, the surrounding areas of Jabal Al-Bishri in Al-Raqqah countryside, Atharia area and other positions in the eastern countryside of Hama, Al-Sukhnah and Palmyra in the eastern countryside of Homs, Deir Ezzor desert and areas near the administrative border between Deir Ezzor and Al-Raqqah.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) has documented the circumstances of ISIS escalating activity in the desert during this month, documenting 11 attacks in 20 days, precisely from June 2 to June 22.

SOHR has documented the death of 42 regime soldiers and proxy militiamen and the injury of 31 others. In addition, a civilian was killed, and 14 others sustained various injuries in the same attacks. On the other hand, ISIS lost 19 members in Russian airstrikes and clashes with regime forces and militias.