Successive attacks by ISIS during the last 24 hours cause more casualties and increase to 68, the number of ISIS casualties in the enclave, its surroundings, and near the International Coalition base east of Euphrates • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Successive attacks by ISIS during the last 24 hours cause more casualties and increase to 68, the number of ISIS casualties in the enclave, its surroundings, and near the International Coalition base east of Euphrates

Deir Ezzor Province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the Syrian Observatory monitored violent clashes between the Syria Democratic Forces and the “Islamic State” Organization, in al-Bahra area and the surrounding and outskirts of the last enclave of the Organization at the east banks of the river, amid exchange of targeting in the clash areas, the Organization was able after which to advance in al-Bahra area and the vicinity of Hajin, where the Organization seeks to expand its control in the area. Reliable sources confirmed that the Organization seeks through these continuous attacks to expand its control, after being able to regain control of the entire areas it lost in the attack that was launched by SDF on the 10th of September 2018 against the last enclave of ISIS east of Euphrates river.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored the absence of Coalition warplanes from the sky of the area, due to the intensity of fog and the bad weather, and the Syrian Observatory learned that the raids that were carried out before the flight stopped today and targeted ISIS enclave; killed 3 civilians of families of ISIS members of non-Syrian nationalities, in addition to killing 4 ISIS members, raising to at least 17 including 5 children and 3 citizen women, the number of people who were killed within 24 hours of bombardment targeted al-Shafa and other areas of the Organization enclave, also it rose to at least 27, the number of members who have been killed in the last 24 hours in addition to 24 members of the Syria Democratic Forces, they were killed in shelling, clashes, bombings, and targeting in al-Bahra, Hajin, and other areas on the outskirts and vicinity of ISIS enclave east of East River, and the death toll is expected to rise because there are some people in critical situation, and information about missing people and the presence of injuries in dangerous situations.

And with more casualties it rose to 251 including 87 children and 60 citizen women (including 120 Syrian citizens including 50 children and 31 women of Syrian nationality), thus, which increased the number of people who were killed according to the 3 stages of the Coalition bombing, which was divided by the Syrian Observatory to 3 phases, the first of which is the first month of the military operation in which the Syria Democratic Forces and the Coalition advanced in the last enclave of the organization and controlled al-Baghuz, al-Susah, al-Shajla and parts of Hajin and the advanced in other outskirts and areas of the enclave, where Coalition airstrikes killed at least 5 Syrian civilians, and this first phase was from the 10th of September to the 10th of October 2018, while the second phase was from the 10th of October to the 28th of the same month, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored the death of 47 civilians including 14 children and 7 women, including 15 Syrians including 8 children and 3 women, they were killed in airstrikes by the International Coalition warplanes which targeted at least 4 mosques, a Koranic school, and civilian homes, while the third stage represented by shelling by the International Coalition and killed 199 civilians including 73 children and 53 women, including 100 Syrian citizens including 42 children and 28 women, in several areas under the control of the “Islamic State” organization at the eastern bank of Euphrates River, in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor.

Also, it rose to 33 at least, the number of members of the SDF who were killed since Tuesday, the 20th of November 2018, during targeting and clashes against the organization, at the eastern banks of the Euphrates River in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, while it rose to at least 80, the number of ISIS members who were killed since Tuesday, during airstrikes of the International Coalition and clashes against SDF, and in turn it rose to 705, the numbers of fighters of the “Islamic State” organization who were killed in the bombing, clashes, shelling, and raids within the last enclave of the Organization since the 10th of September 2018, and it rose to 382, the number of SDF members killed since the 10th of September 2018.