المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

ISIS last enclave in the east of the Euphrates witnesses hit-and-run clashes between the organization against the SDF supported by the International Coalition and more casualties raise to 47, the number of those who were killed in the ranks of the both parties

Deir Ezzor Province – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the Euphrates River’s eastern banks in the eastern sector of Deir Ezzor countryside, are still witnessing continued clashes between the Syria Democratic Forces supported by the International Coalition against the members of the “Islamic State” organization, on the contact lines in the areas of Al-Baghuz and Hajin, in the last enclave controlled by the organization east of the Euphrates, and the Syrian Observatory monitored hit-and-run clashes and counterattacks between the both parties, where the SDF are seeking to advance and decrease ISIS scope of control and completely end its presence in the area, while the organization is seeking to inflict the largest possible number of casualties, amid advancement by the SDF in the area, and the clashes between the both parties are accompanied by exchange of targeting in the clash areas, amid information about more human losses in the ranks of the both parties.

And the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented that the number of human losses has increased, where it rose to at least 36, the number of killed members of the organization since the dawn on Monday, the SOHR also documented the death of at least 11 fighters of the Syria Democratic Forces one of whom has served as a field commander in Deir Ezzor Military Council of the Syria Democratic Forces, as a result of the military operations of the Coalition and Syria Democratic Forces in the last enclave of the Organization east of Euphrates, also the Syrian Observatory monitored the organization re-controlling sites to which the Syria Democratic Forces have advanced in al-Kasra area within the same enclave, after a violent attack accompanied by exchange of targeting that caused confirmed casualties in the ranks of both parties.

And the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has obtained information from a number of reliable sources, which confirmed to the SOHR that 3 of members of the “Islamic State” organization of non-Syrian nationalities; along with 10 women have surrendered with several children and boys to the Syria Democratic Forces, this took place on the outskirts of al-Baghuz area on the Syrian – Iraqi border, within the last enclave of ISIS east of Euphrates River on the eastern bank of the river, where they were transported to al-Tank oilfield, which was hit yesterday by a surprise attack by members of the organization, after which violent clashes took place between the attackers against the Syria Democratic Forces fighters in the vicinity of al-Tank oilfield area, which caused casualties in the ranks of both parties, also the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has monitored the Syria Democratic Forces keeping the organization busy fighting in fronts between Al-Baghuz and Al-Susah and between Hajin and Abu Al-Hassan, where they managed to monitor the roads between these areas by firearm, while the organization and in order to confuse the warplanes flying over its controlled areas, turned to set fire on tires and in holes filled with oil, and these clashes and the aerial and ground bombardment resulted in the fall of more human losses in the ranks of the organization, while intersected sources informed the Syrian Observatory that the grand city of Hajin, became empty from its residents, after they displaced from it to areas far from the shelling although the military operation includes all of the controlled areas of the organization within the enclave, after safe bathes were opened for the exit of the citizens who desire to flee from the area, after the Syrian Observatory published on Sunday the 9th of September 2018, that the Syria Democratic Forces managed to arrest 29 members of the “Islamic State” organization and their families, in Deir Ezzor Desert, and the reliable sources confirmed that the arrests which took place about 24 hours ago, were carried out while members were trying to flee with their families from Deir Ezzor towards the Syrian – Iraqi border, then they will head towards Turkey, and the sources added that among the captives and detainees, there were a Turkish member and 3 others of non-Syrian nationalities, who were with their Russian wives, with other fighters of Syrian and regional nationalities, also large sums of money were found in their possessions, also a female Yazidi captive was with them, where she was released by the SDF.

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