Syrian Army, Hezbollah, Fatemiyoun Reach Iraqi Border Near Al-Bukamal

Monday, 6 November 2017 - 12:21

The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and Hezbollah and Fatemiyoun have reached the Iraqi border southwest of the ISIS-held town of al-Bukamal.

The SAA and Hezbollah are now deployed near Akash fields and de-facto controls the road headign to the Iraqi city of al-Qaim, which was liberated by the Iraqi Army and the Popular Mobilization Units on Friday.

As soon as Syrian forces liberated Akash and secure their flanks, they will push towards al-Bukamal. Some sources say that ISIS members are now withdrawing from their stronghold. If true, al-Bukamal will be liberated within few days.



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