ISIS resurgence: ISIS cells attack Kurdish and SDF affiliates in Deir Ezzor leaving casualties

Deir Ezzor Province – Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: SOHR sources have reported about two attacks by ISIS cells as ISIS activity is still growing in SDF-held areas in Deir Ezzor countryside. The first attack targeted an SDF checkpoint in Theban town, east of Deir Ezzor but no information about casualties was reported.

The second attack targeted the headquarters of the Internal Security Forces (Asayish) in Hawayij village in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, leaving a member of Asayish dead amid information about other casualties.

As more people were killed, it rose to 438 fighters, civilians, oil workers, and officials in service parties, the number of people killed in areas within the four provinces of Aleppo, Deir Ezzor, Al-Raqqah and Al-Hasakah, in addition to Manbij area in the northeast of Aleppo Province, which is controlled by the Syria Democratic Forces.

The Syrian Observatory monitored these cells assassinating 141 civilians including eight children and five women in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, al-Hasakah countryside, al-Raqqah city and countryside, and Manbij area, in addition to the assassination of 292 fighters of Syria Democratic Forces including local leaders 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.

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