Syria Map Update : Syrian Army , Allies liberate Al-Bukamal , Advancing continues .
Army units, in cooperation with the allied forces, have fully liberated al-Boukamal city in Deir Ezzor, on Thursday, the last stronghold of ISIS terrorist organization in the Eastern area, the General Command of Armed Forces said.
The progress towards Al-Bukamal city has been achieved after the army units and its allies met with Iraqi forces at a joint border post.
Storming Al-Bukamal has done from 2 Axis , the Iraqi side ” Al Qaim area ” and southern of the city , the Syrian Army and its Allies managed to control Eastern villages of Al-Bukamal ” Al-Huri , Swieh and other farms around ” .
” Fighting lasted from night until morning inside al-Boukamal city , while the other forces have advanced out side of the city to surround it ” . Military source confirmed to Muraselon website
” The liberation of Al-Bukamal has completely done after the advancing in west areas around the city and along of it ” the source added
” This advancing forced the last ISIS fighter to withdraw from the northwestern parts of the City ” the source added
The Syrian Army and Allies – which have advanced out side of the city – managed to control many sites west of al-Boukamal , most notably the Sukariea area . Advancing continues , the Source Added .
the large areas where ISIS spreads are currently encircled as a result of the forces’ meeting, which is extended between the T2 and al-Baajat in Syria and north al-Aakashat in Iraq.
In the Eastern bank , SDF Announced its control of Merkada Village .