ISIS attack on US-base in Southern Syria repelled – Rebels media
On Wednesday, the jihadists of the ultraconservative group launched a multiple attacks on the deconfliction zone near At Tanf in southern Syria, pro opposition media said.
According to Jaysh Maghawir al-Thawra statement – The mainly supported by the United States – “We have foiled intense Islamic state offensive, killing 14 as ten wounded, and that 17 ISIS members – including five foreign fighters – were captured. Three ISIS vehicles were destroyed. ”
The U.S. and the UK had since 2016 operated and manned a training facility at al-Tanf (the “Al Tanf Garrison”), with their Special Forces advising a Syrian rebel group known as the Revolutionary Commando Army.
لا زالت المعركة قائمة في دائرة ال55 بين جيش مغاوير الثورة و تنظيم داعش وخسائر داعش بالعشرات بين قتلى وأسرى ولا زالت المعركة قائمة منذ الساعة الرابعة صباحاً وحتى الآن pic.twitter.com/QRlEhl4NIT
— مغاوير الثورة (@MaghaweirThowra) December 13, 2017