For the first time, the International Coalition warplanes intensify the bombardment on al-Azraq Field area after ISIS members infiltrated it in conjunction with the violent clashes east of Euphrates

Deir Ezzor Province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: areas on the eastern banks of Euphrates River in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor; are witnessing the continuation of the military operations by the Syria Democratic Forces and the International Coalition against members of the “Islamic State” organization of Syrian and non-Syrian nationalities, where the clashes continue at a violent pace between both parties, within the last enclave of organization in the area, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring the violent clashes concentrating on the outskirts of al-Marashdah village, after the Syria Democratic Forces advanced in several areas with missile and air cover support by Coalition warplanes, in an effort to end the Organization’s presence in its last enclave in the area, and with the continuation of military operations accompanied by aerial and missile bombardment, the Syrian Observatory documented more human casualties in the ranks of both parties, and it rose to at least 254, the number of ISIS members who were killed in the ongoing clashes and the Coalition’s strikes, while 132 members at least have been killed of the Syria Democratic Forces since the start of military operations on the 10th of September 2018, one of whom has served as a field commander in Deir Ezzor Military Council of the Syria Democratic Forces, while the death toll is expected to increase due to the presence of information about other casualties as well as the presence of injured cases in serious conditions.

The reliable sources informed the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights that in conjunction with the violent clashes on the eastern banks of Euphrates river; they monitored intensive bombing by the International Coalition warplanes during the hours of the night on al-Azraq Field, “al-Azraq Well”, as a result of the infiltration of members from the Islamic State “organization to the area in order to inflict greater casualties in the ranks of Syria Democratic Forces, and to force it through operations from the rear lines and within areas of control of the Syria Democratic Forces; to stop the military operation in the last enclave of the Organization east of Euphrates, which if it loses; the Organization will lose its control as a dominant force east of Euphrates, and turns into sleeper cells depend on the execution of isolated individual operations in the area.

While the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published a few days ago that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored an International Coalition column of 6 Hummer vehicles and 4 trucks loaded with missiles and logistic materials; heading towards areas adjacent to the enclave controlled by the “Islamic State” organization, while the clashes continue between the Syria Democratic Forces and members of the Organization in areas of al-Shajla and al-Susah in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, as part of the continuous attempts by SDF to advance in the area, while the organization seeks to inflict as many casualties as possible and prevent the International Coalition and SDF from achieve more advancement, where they aims to end the presence of the Organization east of Euphrates through controlling its last enclave, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also monitored in the past 72 hours, in pictures and videos, that the International Coalition have brought military groups of the US Marin Corps, to the vicinity of Hajin, where they were brought by a military plane that landed near Hajin area, and there were soldiers of the International Coalition in addition to military equipment aboard it, in conjunction with the ongoing battles in the area and the counterattacks of the organization through which it aims to inflict the largest possible number of casualties in the ranks of its opponents, amid information about the fall of more human losses as a result of the clashes in the areas of Al-Susah and Al-Baghuz, also the Syria Democratic forces managed through the ongoing clashes to arrest 6 members at least of the organization including a woman and members of Syrian, Asian and Algerian nationalities.

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