Islamic State terror operations escalate in Deir Ezzor
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Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: Unknown gunmen on a motorcycle shot dead an SDF fighter this evening in Al-Sabha town in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor. It is worth noting that areas in Deir Ezzor experience escalating operations by ISIS cells, targeting SDF members from the region.
As more fatalities are recorded and updated regularly, the number of people who were killed in areas within the four provinces of Aleppo, Deir Ezzor, Al-Raqqah and Al-Hasakah, in addition to the SDF-held area of Manbij in the north-east of Aleppo rose to 584 fighters, civilians, oil workers, and officials in service parties.
The Syrian Observatory documented the assassination of 205 civilians including 15 children and 11 women by armed cells in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, al-Hasakah countryside, al-Raqqah city and countryside, and Manbij area. In addition, 375 SDF fighters, including local leaders, were assassinated in the same areas.
Also four members of International Coalition were killed. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights Human also documented tens of injuries due to these assassinations.