Tuesday, 30 November 2021 12:12 GMT

SDF heads towards Syria's "IS biggest strongholds"


(MENAFN) At the aim of liberating the region from terrorists' militants, the Syrian Democratic Forces have announced heading toward Islamic State's stronghold, south of Hasaka.

In remarks to the Russian Sputnik news agency, Lilwa al-Abdallah, the spokesperson for the Operation al-Jazeera Storm, said the operation "is ongoing to eliminate presence of IS in eastern Euphrates and south of Hasaka. Our troops are heading toward al-Desheisha, located south of Hasaka to liberate it completely from the militants until reaching to the Iraqi borders."

The operations to free Desheisha, according to Abdallah, are carried out "in cooperation with Iraqi troops at the joint task forces to eliminate IS from the region and prevent the militants infiltration to Iraqi and Syrian regions."

After freeing Desheisha or Badiya region, according to Abdallah, "we will head toward Hegeen, which is considered the last and biggest strongholds of IS."

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