More than 300 ISIS members were killed, wounded, and surrendered in a cave and tunnels of Baghuz farms east of Euphrates

Deir Ezzor Province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that hundreds of members of the “Islamic State” Organization were killed, injured, and surrendered in al-Baghuz area at the eastern sector of Deir Ezzor countryside, and in the details obtained by the Syrian Observatory: during the continuous sweeping operations by the Syria Democratic Forces in Baghuz farms, which they completely controlled, a tunnel and cave were discovered in Baghuz, in which there were more than 300 members of the “Islamic State” Organization, according to information from those who surrendered and gotten out of this cave and tunnel of ISIS members, where a large number of them were killed and several others were injured after the International Coalition intervened and carried out strikes against the cave after it was discovered, while the sweeping operations continue in search of other people, tunnels, and caves, and the Syrian Observatory published yesterday evening that about 28 weeks of military operations in the Countryside of Deir Ezzor, began with attacks and ended with the elimination the “Islamic State” organization, between the 10th of September 2018, and the 21st of March 2019, long details of death, displacement, surrender, hit-and-run battles, ground and air shelling, bombings and counter-attacks, began with an intense attack against the enclave of the “Islamic State” Organization which stretched from Hajin town to the Syrian-Iraqi border along the east bank of Euphrates River from the eastern sector of Deir Ezzor countryside, and during 28 weeks the area witnessed counter attacks by the organization caused significant casualties of the Organization and its members, and from the Syria Democratic Forces, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented large casualties of both civilians and militaries, because of mine explosions, bombings, bombardment by the International Coalition and ground shelling, clashes, as well as tens of people who died as a result of their poor health, where the Syrian Observatory documented the death of 634 people including 209 children and 157 citizen women, the number of civilians killed since the 10th of December 2018, also it rose to 753, the number of fighters of the Syria Democratic Forces who have been killed since the 10th of November 2018, also it rose to 1487, the number of fighters and leaders of the “Islamic State” Organization who were killed in the shelling, clashes, bombings, and raids, also the “Islamic State” Organization had executed more than 720 detainees, of who it arrested on various charges including security members and members of the Organization who tried to break away of it and escape its controlled areas, and the executions were carried out inside headquarters and detention centers of the Organization, and within its controlled areas, also the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the death of at least 159 children since the beginning of December 2018 until today the 20th of March 2019.

Also, since the beginning of December 2018 until today, the 20th of March 2019 that 63250 people including 8300 ISIS members mostly Iraqis, they got out of Baghuz farms and ISIS enclave before being besieged within this area, including more than 61250 people have gotten out the Organization’s enclave towards the Syria Democratic Forces’ controlled areas, since the decision of the US President Trump to withdraw from Syria on the 19th of December 2018, hours ago the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored the continuation of sweeping operation by the Syria Democratic Forces in Baghuz farms area in its tunnels and trenches, which is located on the east bank of Euphrates River in the eastern sector of Deir Ezzor countryside, after the surrender of more than 1000 ISIS member of the Organization in the last 24 hours, where the Syria Democratic Forces and the International Coalition seek to ensure that the area is free of ISIS Organization or groups refusing to surrender, after 12 member of the Organization bombed themselves using explosive belts yesterday, while preliminary information reported a massacre in the area, as a result of bombardment targeted it the International Coalition.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published yesterday that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that the Syria Democratic supported by the International Coalition, were able to control the entire area of Baghuz farms in the eastern sector of Deir Ezzor countryside, after terminating the presence of the “Islamic State” Organization in the area completely, following the decisive battle which aimed to push the remaining members of the “Islamic State” Organization in Baghuz to surrender , the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored continuous sweeping operations carried out by the Syria Democratic Forces in the remaining tunnels and trenches which were not swept so far in search of hidden members, and in the same context, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights received information about a massacre committed by aerial and missile shelling in Baghuz farms and that bodies of members of the “Islamic State” Organization and their families were buried dawn on yesterday, Wednesday, and the Syrian Observatory published yesterday that the Syria Democratic Forces with the support of the International Coalition; continue the sweeping process of Baghuz area near the east bank of Euphrates River, in an effort to end the entire presence of Organization completely in the remainder tunnels and trenches which have not been swept until now, where the sweep is underway searching for hiding members of the “Islamic State” Organization in the area, after thousands of fighters surrendered over the past days and weeks, where the Syria Democratic Forces and the International Coalition seek to ensure that the area is free of ISIS Organization or groups refusing to surrender, after 12 member of the Organization bombed themselves using explosive belts yesterday, while preliminary information reported a massacre in the area, as a result of bombardment targeted it the International Coalition.

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