ISIS tries to expand in its last enclave east of Euphrates and the International Coalition warplanes respond • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

ISIS tries to expand in its last enclave east of Euphrates and the International Coalition warplanes respond

Deir Ezzor Province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored clashes between the Syria Democratic Forces against the “Islamic State” Organization, in areas within the last enclave of the Organization in the eastern sector of Deir Ezzor countryside, after an infiltration by members of the Organization yesterday evening in an attempt to expand in the area, but SDF members stopped the attacks with the support of the aerial and missile shelling, and no information about casualties until now, while the shelling was renewed this morning, the 15th of November 2018, where the International Coalition warplanes targeted sites and areas controlled by the “Islamic State” Organization in its last enclave, in conjunction with renewed rocket shelling by SDF on the area, and the Syrian Observatory published yesterday evening that International Coalition warplanes continue to fly over the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor province, where the last enclave of the “Islamic State” Organization is located on the east bank of Euphrates River, coincided with airstrikes every now and then targeting sites and points of the Organization within its last enclave in the area, accompanied by the continuation of rocket shelling by SDF, who in turn continue to their preparations for a final ground attack within the grand battle to end the presence of the Organization in the area, and the Syrian Observatory published hours ago that the Syria Democratic Forces continue their preparations and military preparations to start the grand military operation, which is expected to begin at any moment against the last enclave under the control of the “Islamic State” organization at the east banks of Euphrates River, the ground military operation which was supposed to begin days ago, was confined during these days to aerial and ground bombardment without any ground attacks, and in the same context, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored renewed airstrikes by Coalition warplanes targeting sites and points of the Organization within its last pocket in Hajin, al-Susah, and east of al-Tank oilfield, which caused more casualties in the ranks of the Organization, where it rose to 21 including a local leader, the number of members of the “Islamic State” Organization who were killed in airstrikes by International Coalition during the past 24 hours in Hajin and al-Susah, amid information about more casualties in the vicinity of al-Tank oilfield, raising to 343, the number of ISIS members who were killed in the shelling, bombing, and raids on the last enclave of ISIS, and 357 of them were killed in the second month of the operation, while the Syrian Observatory documented that it rose to 347, the number of members of the SDF who were killed in clash against ISIS, including at last 208 members who were killed in the second month of military operations, since the start of the military operations on the 10th of September 2018, the organization also executed 5 citizens on charge of dealing with the SDF, and it also executed 10 fighters of the SDF after it captured them, the SOHR also monitored the fall of hundreds of wounded of citizens and of fighter of the both conflicting parties, in addition to causing more destruction to the infrastructure and the citizens’ property.