The bodies of two popular Islamic State fighters have been identified outside of Tabqa Airbase. Islamic State Spokeman – “Abu Moussa” – famous for his appearance on the Vice documentary of the Islamic State was killed yesterday by the Syrian Air Force near Tabqa Airbase.
“Abu Salaam Al-Jazrawi, the field commander for the Islamic State at Tabqa Airbase was killed by the Syrian Air Force during an attack yesterday morning. Abu Salaam’s identity and nationality is unknown.
Syrian Army sources have confirmed that the Islamic State has over 100 causalities in their third day of the siege of Tabqa Airbase. The base remains under the Syrian Arab Army’s control, with the Islamic State failing to advance.