The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

The SDF continue their ground shelling in conjunction with their continued attempts to end the presence of the organization in what remained for it in the east of the Euphrates and confine it to force the remaining members to surrender

Deir Ezzor Province – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: explosions rocked areas in the eastern sector of Deir Ezzor countryside, caused by renewed ground shelling that targeted areas on the eastern banks of the Euphrates River, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored shelling by the Syria Democratic Force on the remaining areas of the “Islamic State” organization on the eastern banks of the river, amid ongoing clashes between the Syria Democratic Forces supported by the International Coalition, against the members of the organization, in places in the vicinity of area left for the organization, in an attempt by the SDF to advance and end the presence of the organization in its last remaining area in the east of the Euphrates, after a long military operation that started on the 10th of September 2018.

The Syrian Observatory monitored today, Wednesday, the exit of more citizens from what is left of ISIS enclave, in conjunction with the advancements by the SDF and the International Coalition in the last areas left under the control of the organization at the eastern banks of the Euphrates River, and the SOHR monitored the exit of more than 200 persons of children, women and men, towards the SDF-held areas, where they were brought out aboard civil vehicles, rising the number of people who have gotten out to 5100 in the last 36 hours, including about 500 members of the organization, and with the exit of more people from in the remainder enclave of the Organization it rose to 27150 the number of people who have gotten out of the organization’s enclave since early December 2018, of different nationalities of Syria, Iraq Russia, Somalia, Philippine and other Asian nationalities, and more than 25100 of them have gotten out after the decision of the American president Trump to withdraw from Syria on the 19th of December 2018, including about 1800 members of the organization of those who infiltrated within the displaced people, and they were arrested after the residents recognized them and reported the security services about their infiltration, and the other group surrendered themselves after they managed to get out of ISIS last enclave, also people of those who fled confirmed to the Syrian Observatory that the organization is greatly collapsed, and it cannot resist no more, where the organization depends in repelling the attacks, on the heavily-planted landmines, the booby trapped vehicles and the “suicide bombers”.

The Syrian Observatory published on Wednesday, that it monitored the Syria Democratic Forces and the International Coalition forces continuous, to advance in what remained for the “Islamic State” organization at the east bank of Euphrates River, and in the details monitored by the Syrian Observatory: the forces of SDF and the International Coalition have advanced last night, and they were able to control the whole town of al-Baghuz Foqani, and by that, the “Islamic State” organization has lost its last town in the Syrian territory, while the Syria Democratic Forces are sweeping the town in search of those who were hiding in it. They also continue their offensive towards the remaining farms and communities at the east bank of Euphrates River, and the Syrian Observatory monitored a large collapse in the ranks of ISIS members, after the exit of thousands of civilians within 24 hours of the Organization’s enclave after previous exit of thousands of people including hundreds of ISIS members, as well as the death of hundreds of ISIS members in the military operations that began on the 23rd of January 2019, and if the Syria Democratic Forces were able to control the remaining farms; then they will be ending the presence of the Organization in the east of Euphrates completely.

The Syrian Observatory published hours ago that it rose to 388 people including 141 children and 86 citizen women (including 226 Syrian citizens including 96 children and 57 women of Syrian nationality) since the 10th of December 2018, also it rose to 1168 the number of members and leaders of the “Islamic State” Organization, who were killed in the clashes, detonations and raids, while it rose to 630, the number of fighters of the Syria Democratic Forces who have been killed since the 10th of November to 10 December 2018, also the “Islamic State” Organization had executed more than 713 detainees, of who were arrested on various charges including security members and members of the Organization who tried to break away of it and escape its controlled areas, and the executions were carried out inside headquarters and detention centers of the Organization, and within its controlled areas which are today confined to the towns of Sha’afah, al-Susah, al-Baghuz and villages of Abu Hasan, Bo Badran, al-Marashdah, al-Shajla, al-Kashmeh, al-Safiya and al-Bukhatir suburb east of Hajin, which extends along the east bank of Euphrates, along with its last enclave in the deserts of Homs and Deir Ezzor.