The exit of more than 1000 persons of what remained for ISIS raises to more than 17500 including 1100 fighters, the numbers of who have left and fled since Trump’s withdraw decision

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights obtained information from several reliable sources that the countryside of Deir Ezzor witnessed at 17:00 on Tuesday, the 15th of January 2019, the exit of more than 1000 people of women, children, and old people, including young men and women, who left the enclave of the “Islamic State” Organization at the east bank of Euphrates River and headed towards the Syria Democratic Forces’ controlled areas, where some of them went out by private cars, while the rest went out on trucks the Syria Democratic Forces had brought this morning to the front area to transfer them to camps under the supervision of the Syria Democratic Forces, while it is expected for more civilians and family members of the Organization to come out in the coming hours, in a continuation for the flee operations from the remaining enclave of the Organization at the east bank of the river, in conjunction with the military operation that aim to ending its presence completely from the area.

And with the exit of more people from the ISIS enclave, it rose to 19600, the number of people who have got out of the organization’s enclave since early December 2018, of different nationalities of Syria, Iraq Russia, Somalia, Philippine and other Asian nationalities, and about 17550 of them have gotten out after the decision of the American president Trump to withdraw from Syria on the 19th of December 2018, including about 1100 members of the organization of those who infiltrated within the displaced people, and they were arrested after the residents recognized them and reported the security services about their infiltration, and the other group surrendered themselves after they managed to get out of ISIS last enclave, also people of those who fled confirmed to the Syrian Observatory that the organization is greatly collapsed, and it cannot resist no more, where the organization depends in repelling the attacks, on the heavily-planted landmines, the booby trapped vehicles and the “suicide bombers”.

While the Syrian Observatory learned that some of those who fled the enclave of the organization, and while being transported to Al-Omar Oilfield and before being sorted out into camps, pay large sums of money in order to get out to areas such as Al-Busayrah, Theban and Gharanij, where sums of money exceed $ 10,000 are paid for fear of being arrested when they reach the camps into which they are sorted out, and the sources suggested that in most cases, ISIS members and families of ISIS members are the ones who pay such sums of money, where they pay them to the parties that are responsible for the transport to the camps from Al-Omar Oilfield, the reliable sources also confirmed that a batch of those who were in the enclave of the organization at the eastern banks of the river, have fled towards the west of the Euphrates River, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published that it obtained information from several cross intersected sources, confirming that the overwhelming majority of those who fled the enclave of the “Islamic State” Organization and arrived the Syria Democratic Forces’ controlled areas in Deir Ezzor countryside, have carried large amounts of money varied according to people, and in the details obtained by the Syrian Observatory: the majority of those who came out of the enclave of the “Islamic State” Organization, who reached thousands of people in the last 40 days, they had insane amounts of money, where reliable sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory that the money was mostly US dollars, and each person had between $100 thousand and $500 thousand USD, while the Iraqis who fled the enclave had at least $300 thousand USD, and little amounts of Syrian currency were found in their possession estimated by about tens of thousands of Syrian pounds, and most of the times did not exceed 50 thousand Syrian pounds, and the reliable sources confirmed that the majority of those who have got out are Iraqi families and of other non-Syrian nationalities, the local sources that managed to escape and exit from the enclave, confirmed that the organization is executing those who its arrests during their escape From the area; on charges of “going out to the land of infidel,” while those who went out have risked their lives in order to reach the Syria Democratic Forces’ controlled areas, , also the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 19th of December 2018 that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that the “Islamic State” organization executed 3 members in its last enclave in the eastern sector of Deir Ezzor countryside, on charges of “smuggling civilians” out of ISIS enclave towards areas controlled by the Syria Democratic Forces at the east bank of Euphrates River, and in the same context, it turned out that among the people who managed to escape the enclave of the “Islamic State” Organization towards SDF areas; there were members of the Organization who were identified by civilians.

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