Tuesday 5 June 2018 | 12:5 AM Damascus Local Time
  • SDF Announce A Military Operation Against ISIS Southern Hasakeh

    Contributed By: Talal Kharrat - Edited By : Talal Kharrat

    SDF

    Agencies (Qasioun) – The Islamic State (ISIS) has been surrounded after the capture of the Baghouz village and that an operation has been launched to take Dashisha town in Hasakeh province, says SDF.

     

    In a statement released by the Syrian democratic forces SDF militant group, it says that ISIS is still present in the 3 km area around Hasakeh and that the aim of the operation is to clear the Iraq-Syria border.

     

    “Following the liberation of the Baghouz village by our forces as part of the second phase in the Operation Cizire Storm, ISIS has been surrounded where they are. Our forces now announce that the operation to liberate Dashisha town in Hasakeh is underway.

     

    The war moving towards Dashisha is a continuation of the efforts to protect the security of the Syria-Iraq border to the southeast of Hasakeh and all of Hasakeh’s villages from ISIS. [ISIS is] still present in a 3 km area in Hasakeh, and their center is Dashisha.

     

    The operation to liberate Dashisha will be carried out in coordination with the Iraqi army and the International Coalition as per previous planning. Our forces will go to the Dashisha town to eradicate [ISIS] with this planning and joint coordination. The goal is to protect the security and stability of liberated areas and people who have been subjected to tyranny and oppression for years.

     

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