Published On: Mon, May 16th, 2016

IS Attacks on Syrian State Hospital, Killing 20 Syrian Troops, Takes Staff as Hostage


Extremist organization Islamic State combatants on Saturday invaded on Syrian Government hospital in the eastern city of Deir ez-Zor, killing 20 personnel of pro-regime forces as well as takes away medical staff of Hospital as hostage, a monitoring said.


Daesh combatants group overran a Syrian under government hospital “Al-Assad hospital” located at the Deir ez-Zor’s eastern entrance on Saturday that cause the casualties of 20 members of pro-regime forces and Islamic State group jihadists take away the -Assad hospital’s medical staff as hostage.


However, the security forces revealed 6 insurgents belong to Islamic state terror group was killed in the clash with security officials.

Rami Abdel Rahman who is the director of Britain based Syrian observatory for Human Rights in Syria confirmed the killings of 6 insurgents as Human Rights of Syria used to say six combatants of terror Jihadist group Islamic state murdered in the shootout of pro-regime forces.

The security officials also launched anti-operation against extremist organization for libration of abducted medical staff of the Syrian government hospital of Deir ez-Zor.

Pro-regime forces had surrounded the Deir ez-Zor’s Al-Assad hospital, but the fate of the medical staff and patients was not known, although the government official reportedly estimated that there are around 200,000 civilians, still living the eastern city Deir ez-Zor.

The flaw is that number of civilians is still unknown who either killed in the extremist organization attack or badly wounded in Saturday’s insurgents attack.

Meanwhile, another explosion reports exploded in which an explosion resulted by car bomb in the Northeastern Syria, according to the reports the car blast carried out in the predominantly Kurdish Town of Qamishli.

A monitoring group observed two public figures killed while the wounded people were five. SANA, news agency confirmed the killings of five and several were wounded seriously.