Syria: Three SDF fighters die, others wounded following ISIS suicide attack in Deir ez-Zor


The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said three of its fighters fell as martyrs and others were wounded as the result of an attack by an Islamic State suicide bomber.

The attack happened in the town of Al-Shahil, Deir ez-Zor’s eastern countryside. The SDF said in the statement that “the terrorist bomber approached the main gate and attempted entry. Our forces heroically confronted him, preventing his access. Cornered, the terrorist detonated the VBIED in front of the gate, resulting in three of our fighters falling as martyrs, and seven others being wounded.”

Read more…
Source: ANF News


Sign up for our Newsletter


Related:

  • Syria: IED targets head of Criminal Court in Homs city

    May 30, 2024

    Local media reported that Judge “Akram Ibrahim”, head of the Criminal Court, was subjected to an assassination attempt, where an IED planted by unknown people exploded in his car. As a result, the judge sustained injuries that led to the amputation of his foot while his son and a third person were injured as well, they ...

  • Syria: Five pro-Iran forces killed in IS attack in Deir ez-Zor governorate

    May 27, 2024

    Five members of militias loyal to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard were killed in an attack by the Islamic State group (IS) in the eastern Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor on Sunday. The deadly attack was the result of an improvised explosive device (IED) targeting a military vehicle near the Haribsha checkpoint on the Deir ez-Zor-al-Sukhna road. Read ...

  • Moving bombs

    May 27, 2024

    In the post-9/11 scenario, suicide bombing emerged as the deadliest and most popular terrorist strategy adopted by various groups around the world. After 9/11, there was an intensification in both the frequency and innovation of suicide bombings. Among these, the suicide vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (SVBIED) quickly became one of the most lethal weapons deployed. This ...

  • Syria: Car explosion kills at least one in Damascus

    May 25, 2024

    A car explosion has killed one person in Syria’s capital Damascus, Syrian news agency SANA reported, without identifying the victim. The Mezze neighbourhood of Damascus houses the Iranian consulate, destroyed last month in a strike blamed on Israel. The attack at the time killed seven people including two Iranian generals and a member of the Lebanese ...

  • Syria: Three SDF fighters die, others wounded following ISIS suicide attack in Deir ez-Zor

    May 11, 2024

    The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said three of its fighters fell as martyrs and others were wounded as the result of an attack by an Islamic State suicide bomber. The attack happened in the town of Al-Shahil, Deir ez-Zor’s eastern countryside. The SDF said in the statement that “the terrorist bomber approached the main gate and ...

  • Syria: Two SAA soldiers killed by IED explosion in Hama Desert

    May 4, 2024

    A member of the Damascus Forces was killed as a result of his wounds he sustained today following the explosion of an explosive device planted by ISIS mercenaries on the Athreya-Khanaser road in the Hama desert, coinciding with the passage of a military vehicle belonging to the Damascus Forces, bringing the death toll to two ...

  • Syria remains country hardest hit by landmines due to casualties, says UN official

    April 26, 2024

    Landmines, explosive remnants of war, and improvised explosive devices continue to cause death and injury, especially around armed conflicts, with one person on average killed every hour, with Syria hit hardest, a UN official said Friday. Christelle Loupforest, who heads the UN Mine Action Service in Geneva (UNMAS), said that communities are suffering tremendously from the ...

  • Syria: Rocket attack from Iraq targets US base in al-Hasakah Governorate

    April 22, 2024

    The attack, launched from the town of Zummar late on Sunday, was the first since early February to target US troops, when Iranian-backed groups in Iraq brought to an end a campaign that had seen regular strikes against the US-led international coalition. A US official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, told the Reuters news agency ...

  • Israel strikes Iran, defense officials confirm

    April 19, 2024

    Long-distance aircraft fired missiles that struck Iranian Air Force assets at Isfahan in central Iran early Friday morning, the Jerusalem Post has confirmed. Meanwhile, two Israeli defense officials and three Iranian officials confirmed to The New York Times that Israel was involved. The report came shortly after local sources reported explosions in Isfahan in central Iran, ...

  • Syria: Three citizens injured in landmine blast left behind by terrorists in Hama

    April 12, 2024

    Three citizens were martyred, another got injured in landmine blast left behind by terrorists in Hama northern countryside. A source at Hama Police Command told SANA reporter that a landmine, left behind by terrorists, went off in al-Zoughbeh village while the farmers were working on their farmlands Read more… Source: SANA News Sign up for our Newsletter Related:  

  • Syria: 7 children killed in explosive device blast in Daraa countryside

    April 6, 2024

    Seven children were martyred and two civilians were injured, including a woman, when an explosive device planted by terrorists exploded in the southern neighborhood of Al-Sanamayn city in the northern countryside of Daraa. A source in the Daraa Police Command stated that seven children, four of them brothers, were martyred in the explosion. Read more… Source: SANA news  

  • Syria: Director of Military Construction Establishment in Hama killed in explosive device blast

    April 3, 2024

    Director of the Military Construction Establishment branch in Hama Province, Engineer Basil Abdel Qader, was martyred in a terrorist attack that targeted his car with an explosive device in front of his house in al-Qusour neighborhood in the city of Hama. Hama Police Command told SANA that an explosive device placed by unknown persons in the ...

  • Syria: Car bomb kills 4, injures 20 in Azaz

    March 31, 2024

    At least four people were killed and 20 injured late Saturday in a car bomb attack that rocked a bustling market in Syria’s northern city of Azaz, according to local sources. The attack in the heart of Azaz’s vibrant marketplace was in an area controlled by opposition forces. Initial assessments are treating the explosion as a ...

  • Syria: One killed, two others injured in IED explosion in Damascus countryside

    March 28, 2024

    On Thursday, media sources revealed that one person was killed and two others were injured when an explosive device exploded in a car belonging to an officer in the Damascus government forces in the town of Jdeidet Artouz al-Balad in the Damascus countryside. According to what the town’s mayor said, an officer with the rank of ...

  • Syria: 14 citizens killed in landmine explosion in Raqqa

    February 25, 2024

    14 citizens were martyred and 8 others were injured as a result of the explosion of a landmine left by ISIS terrorists in the Raqqa desert, while they were collecting truffle mushrooms. The Governor of Raqqa, Abdul Razzaq Khalifa, said in a statement “While some residents were collecting truffle mushrooms in the Raqqa desert, a landmine ...

  • Syria: Seven terrorist drones shot down in Hama and Idleb countryside

    February 25, 2024

    Ministry of Defense has announced that seven terrorist drones were shot down and destroyed in Hama and Idleb countryside. The ministry said in a statement on its Facebook page: “Our forces operating in the direction of Hama and Idleb countryside managed to shoot down and destroy seven terrorist drones that attempted to attack our military points. Read ...

  • Syria: Five killed in landmine explosion in Hama countryside

    February 24, 2024

    Five citizens were martyred Saturday in the explosion of a land mine left behind by the terrorist organization (Daesh) in the vicinity of Tal Salamah in Hama countryside. A local source told SANA reporter that citizens were searching for truffle mushrooms in the eastern countryside of Salamiyah, and a landmine exploded on them, causing of their ...

  • Syria: U.S.-led coalition blocks drone attacks targeting Conoco oil field

    February 10, 2024

    Air defense systems operated by U.S.-led coalition troops based in eastern Syria halted six drone attacks targeting their base at the Conoco oil field on Saturday, a security source said. The source did not tell Reuters if there were any casualties from the attacks. Coalition troops and the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), who together fight ...

  • Syria: Several drones target US military base at Al-Omar oilfield in Deir ez-Zor province

    February 8, 2024

    A US military base came under a drone attack by Iran-backed groups in Deir ez-Zor province in eastern Syria, according to local sources on Thursday. Multiple kamikaze drones were fired at the military base at Al-Omar oilfield, where US forces are stationed, by Iranian-linked groups stationed on the western bank of the Euphrates River, the sources ...

  • Syria: Drone attack kills six Kurdish-led fighters at the al-Omar oil field

    February 5, 2024

    A drone attack on the largest US military base in Syria has killed at least six allied Kurdish-led fighters. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said its commando academy at the al-Omar oil field in the eastern province of Deir al-Zour was hit in the early hours of Monday. It accused Iran-backed militias of launching the drone ...

  • U.S. Central Command Statement on U.S. Strikes in Iraq and Syria

    February 2, 2024

    TAMPA, Fla. – At 4:00 p.m. (EST) Feb. 02, U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) forces conducted airstrikes in Iraq and Syria against Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force and affiliated militia groups. U.S. military forces struck more than 85 targets, with numerous aircraft to include long-range bombers flown from United States. The airstrikes employed more ...

  • Kataib Hezbollah announces halt of attacks on US forces

    January 31, 2024

    Iran-backed Kataib Hezbollah has announced the suspension of hostile operations against US troops as Washington ponders its response to a deadly drone attack that killed three of its soldiers. The group’s attempt to de-escalate late on Tuesday, which it said was motivated by a desire not to “embarrass” the Iraqi government, was met with some scepticism ...