The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

The Iranian missile strikes kill 8 persons in ISIS last enclave on the eastern bank of the Euphrates River

Deir Ezzor Province – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: a number of reliable sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights that the missile strikes that were carried out by the Iranian forces on areas at the eastern banks of the Euphrates River have left human losses, and in the details confirmed by the sources to the SOHR; the strikes which were carried out today dawn, Monday the 1st of October 2018, resulted in the death of 8 persons and the Syrian Observatory has not known yet whether they are all members of the organization or there are persons of the families of ISIS members among them, of those who were killed in the Iranian missile strikes, one of which has targeted a house that was seized earlier by the organization in Hajin area in ISIS last enclave east of the Euphrates River, and the Syrian Observatory published today morning, that it monitored that violent explosions shook on dawn of Monday, the 1st of October 2018, the enclave controlled by the “Islamic State” organization on the east banks of Euphrates river in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, in front of the al-Bokamal area near the Syrian – Iraqi border, and the reliable sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights that these explosions were caused from shelling carried out by the Iranian forces using ground-to-ground missiles that targeted headquarters sites of the “Islamic State” organization in Hajin area, which is mostly under the control of the Organization east of Deir Ezzor, and no information yet about the human casualties. This targeting is considered the first time in which the “Islamic State” organization’s-controlled areas east of Euphrates in its last enclave are targeted by ground-to-ground missiles

While the Syrian Observatory published hours ago, that the violent clashes are continuing between the Syria Democratic Forces supported by the International Coalition against the members of the “Islamic State” organization of Syrian and non-Syrian nationalities, in several areas within the last enclave left under the control of the organization at the eastern banks of the Euphrates River in the eastern sector of Deir Ezzor countryside, where the clashes are concentrated in the areas of Al-Baghuz and Al-Susah, in an ongoing attempt by the SDF to take the control of more positions and go deeper into the organization’s enclave in order to end its presence in the area, while the organization is seeking through its counterattacks to inflict the largest possible number of casualties in the ranks of the SDF, the Syrian Observatory monitored that 2 members of the SDF were killed as a result of aerial targeting by a drone in Al-Baghuz area east of the Euphrates, while 4 other members were injured in the same targeting which also caused material damage, where the targeting resulted in the damage of a vehicle of the Syria Democratic Forces.