The recent 48 hours witness the death of 51 fighters of the "Islami State" organization and SDF during the latter's advancement and its control over more than half of Hajin town supported by heavy fire power • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

The recent 48 hours witness the death of 51 fighters of the “Islami State” organization and SDF during the latter’s advancement and its control over more than half of Hajin town supported by heavy fire power

Deir Ezzor Province – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored the fall of more human losses in the enclave that is controlled by the “Islamic State” organization, as a result of the violent clashes and ongoing shelling between the International Coalition and the Syria Democratic Forces, against the members of the “Islamic State” organization, in areas in Hajin town in the eastern sector of Deir Ezzor countryside, where the Syrian Observatory monitored the raise of the number of ISIS casualties in the past 48 hours to 34 members including 3 suicide bombers at least, while it rose to at least 17 members of the SDF who were killed in the same clashes, during  which the SDF managed to advance in the area and take the control of more than half of Hajin as a result of a violent attack by the SDF which aborted the attack of the organization as it tried to exploit the bad weather to achieve advancement in the area, and the attack was accompanied by shelling described as the most violent one since the start of military operations in the area on the 10th of September 2018.

Thus, it rose to 827, the number of fighters of the “Islamic State” organization who were killed in shelling, clashes, bombings, and raids within the enclave of the organization since the 10th  of September 2018, also it rose to about 481, the number members of the Syria Democratic Forces who were killed since the 10th of September 2018, also, the Syrian Observatory documented that it rose to 308 including 107 children and 69 citizen women (including 161 Syrian citizens including 70 children and 40 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 256 civilians including 93 children and 62 women, including 151 Syrian citizens including 62 children and 37 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.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published yesterday that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that the enclave that is controlled by the “Islamic State” organization is witnessing violent shelling, where reliable sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory that Hajin town witnessed shelling operations described as the most violent ones since the beginning of the campaign, preceded by the sound of explosions caused by detonating booby trapped vehicles in the area by the organization, during their attempts to attack the area, which resulted in the outbreak of violent clashes during which the organization tried to exploit the bad weather, but the clashes were accompanied by violent shelling by missiles and rocket and artillery shells by the International Coalition forces and warplanes, which resulted in advancement achieved by the SDF in the area, the clashes were also accompanied by the sound of more explosions caused further material damage amid confirmed information about the fall of more human losses as a result of the ongoing clashes and the shelling that has continued until today evening, Thursday the 4th of December 2018.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published yesterday that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored the exit of more citizens from the controlled areas of the “Islamic State” organization, within the process of ongoing exit of families, who manage to get out and escape from the controlled areas of the organization towards the controlled areas of the Syria Democratic Forces, while local sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory that food, clothes and covers were distributed on the displaced people, after they were collected by the residents of Al-Busayrah town, for the displaced people located in 2 schools within the town which is located to the east of the Euphrates River, in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, amid a continued state of tension prevailing among the residents and the SDF against the backdrop of transporting them by the locals to Al-Sadd Camp in the countryside of Al-Hasakah province, and the Syrian Observatory published hours ago, that it monitored that large number of citizens managed to flee the “Islamic State” organization’s-controlled areas east of Euphrates, and in the details monitored by the Syrian Observatory: tens of families were able to flee the organization-controlled enclave, and reached al-Busayrah area in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, where reliable sources confirmed that the number of displaced people exceeded 100 persons including children and women, raising to more than 200, the number of people who got out of this enclave in the last 48 hours, where there is tension between the displaced people and Syria Democratic Forces; as a result of attempts by SDF to move them from the area to al-Sadd camp in the countryside of al-Hasaka, and the tension was accompanied by opening fire in the air trying to break the protests of those refusing to go to the camp, according to local sources.

Also the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published that violent clashes come after the arrival of military reinforcements of equipment, ammunition, and vehicle to the bases of the Syria Democratic Forces in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, and in the details obtained by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: military reinforcements of equipment, ammunition, and vehicle have reached the Syria Democratic Forces in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, and in the details obtained by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: modern weapons, military and logistic equipment have reached the vicinity of the “Islamic State” Organization at the eastern banks of Euphrates River in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, where the Syrian Observatory monitored the exit of these equipment and weapons from the bases of the International Coalition in Ein Issa and Ayn al-Arab (Kobani); and they arrived in the front of the Syria Democratic Forces with the last pocket of the Organization east of Euphrates River, within preparations by the Syria Democratic Forces, Jaysh al-Thowwar, Jabhat al-Akrad Brigade, and al-Sh’aytat clan fighters, to end the presence of the Organization in the area by a military operation supported by the International Coalition, reliable sources told the Syrian Observatory that Sh’aytat clan had returned to the contact lines with the outskirts of ISIS enclave.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also monitored  clashes between members of the “Islamic State” Organization against the Syria Democratic Forces supported by the International Coalition, on the outskirts of Hajin town and other areas of the outskirts of ISIS enclave, the trusted sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory that the attack caused SDF fighters to retreat from the front lines, and the clashes coincided with exchange of targeting in the clash areas and information about casualties, and the Syrian Observatory published this morning that  a cautious calm prevails the contact areas within the last enclave of the “Islamic State” Organization in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, after an infiltration attempt by members of the Organization yesterday evening, Sunday, in the area between Hajin and al-Bahra, where exchange of Shooting and targeting took place using heavy and medium machineguns, with members of Sh’aytat of the Syria Democratic Forces who are positioned in there, this cautious calm at the contact areas is accompanied with renewed rocket shelling carried out by the Syria Democratic Forces every now and then, targeting areas of the “Islamic State” organization in its last enclave on the east bank of Euphrates River, and the Syrian Observatory published in the past hours that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored crossfire and renewed exchange of targeting with machineguns in Hajin area in the eastern sector of Deir Ezzor countryside, between the Syria Democratic Forces against the “Islamic State” organization, along with renewed rocket shelling by the SDF on the organization’s positions and controlled areas within the last enclave left under its control at the eastern banks of the Euphrates River, without information so far about casualties, and the Syrian Observatory published hours ago, that the “Islamic State” Organization for the first time targeting directly al-Tank oilfield by several rocket shells, which landed about 50 meters away of the field at 2 pm today, on the 2nd of December 2018, this targeting coincided with drilling a trench by the Syria Democratic Forces in the vicinity of al-Tank Oilfield, and the reliable sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory that they completed about 300 meters of the trench, which is expected to end in the next 24 hours, to prevent the Organization from reaching the oilfield in future attacks, where this oilfield contains a military base of the Syria Democratic Forces and military advisers from the International Coalition, and the Syrian Observatory learned that the fog lasted for several hours today amid bad weather conditions, coincided with artillery shelling by the International Coalition and the Syria Democratic Forces, followed by aerial bombardment by the International Coalition on the area.

The Syrian Observatory monitored as the fog was forming; an attack by the “Islamic State” Organization for the first time on sites for the new forces that arrived from Jaysh al-Thowwar of the Syria Democratic Forces, where violent clashes took place between both parties, amid exchange of targeting in the clash areas, and the Syrian Observatory published on the 30th of November 2018 that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored the arrival of more than 15000 fighters in the last eight days of the Syria Democratic Forces, Jaysh al-Thowwar, Jabhat al-Akrad Brigade, Shams al-Shamal Battalion, YPG, Women Protection Units, and the self-defense forces, where most of the forces were brought from YPG forces from the areas of al-Shaddadi, al-Hool, al-Qameshly, al-Hasakah, Ras al-Ayn, and other areas al-Hasaka province, also the number of fighters of the Special Forces in YPG and the fighters coming from al-Hasaka province and Women Protection Units forces reached to about 5000 fighters, where these forces are waiting to be deployed along the perimeter of ISIS enclave and its outskirts and in the desert near it, waiting for a signal to start the ground military operation that the International Coalition has been preparing for to lead and participate in, especially through the aerial targeting, surveillance of the organization’s movements and targeting its positions.