Hajin's suburbs in the outskirts of the enclave of the Euphrates' east witness continued fighting between SDF against ISIS after the latter managed to advance again and recover most of the town • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Hajin’s suburbs in the outskirts of the enclave of the Euphrates’ east witness continued fighting between SDF against ISIS after the latter managed to advance again and recover most of the town

Deir Ezzor Province – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: clashes are still continuing between the Syria Democratic Forces supported by the International Coalition against the members of the “Islamic State” organization, in areas in the eastern sector of Deir Ezzor countryside, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored ongoing violent clashes between the both parties, in the outskirts of Hajin town, in the outskirts of the enclave that is controlled by the organization at the eastern banks of the Euphrates River, amid ongoing exchange of targeting between the both parties, in the contact areas between them, amid information about the fall of more human losses, while the International Coalition warplanes are continuing to fly over the area, amid their targeting every now and then, to the controlled areas of the organization and its positions in Hajin and the last enclave that ISIS controls in the area of the east of the Euphrates.

The SOHR published hours ago that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored the continuation of violent clashes in the last enclave of the “Islamic State” Organization, and in the details obtained by the Syrian Observatory for human rights: the “Islamic State” Organization returned to exploit the weather conditions, where the Syrian Observatory monitored a counter attack by the “Islamic State” Organization, which enabled it to advance in Hajin and regain control of most of Hajin town, where ISIS controlled most of the town of which the Syria Democratic Forces in recent days managed to control more than 70%, after a violent attack by the Jaysh al-Thowwar, Jabhat al-Akrad Brigade, al-Sh’aytat forces, Deir Ezzor military Council, and Manbij Military Council, which are under the banner of the Syria Democratic Forces, where the violent clashes are concentrated in al-Hawwamah area located on the outskirts of Hajin town, which ISIS tries to keep SDF away of and control it, to secure Hajin town.

Reliable sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory that the intensive planted mines by the “Islamic State” Organization in the town; prevented the Syria Democratic Forces from holding the control of the town, despite the intense and violent air and ground shelling by the Coalition Forces and the Syria Democratic Forces, while the clashes caused more casualties, where it rose to 56, the number of ISIS members who have been killed including at least 6 suicide bombers, also it rose to at least 44, the number of members of the Syria Democratic Forces who were killed in the same clashes, raising to 849 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 508, the number members of the Syria Democratic Forces who were killed since the 10th of September 2018.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published hours ago that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored today the 8th of December 2018, violent bombardment by the warplanes of the Coalition targeted areas in the enclave of the “Islamic State” organization at 10:30 morning intensively, where the warplanes targeted places in Hajin area in the last enclave of the Organization at the east bank of Euphrates, and the Syrian Observatory monitored the Syria Democratic Forces continuing their sweeping operations in the areas that they controlled in Hajin town, which are 70% of the town, where the shelling continued for several minutes violently and intensely, and  the Syrian Observatory documented the death of 11 people, they are: 6 children, 3 citizen women, and 2 members of the “Islamic State” Organization of the displaced people of the eastern countryside of Homs, raising to 317 including 113 children and 72 citizen women (including 180 Syrian citizens including 76 children and 43 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 265 civilians including 99 children and 65 women, including 160 Syrian citizens including 68 children and 40 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.