Beirut: The Islamic State attackers have killed 27 Syria pro-regime fighters in 48 hours on Saturday. This was revealed by a monitoring group.
The monitoring group reports said the Syrian Desert killed 27 Damascus troops and allied fighters over the past 48 hours.
According to reports the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the dead included four senior Syrian army officers.
The Amaq propaganda arm of IS has claimed responsibility that its fighters carried out the operation.
They have lost the last vestige of its “caliphate” to Kurdish-led forces in eastern Syria last month. But have retained desert and mountain hideouts in both Syria and Iraq, reports said.