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The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

SDF continue their security campaign and arrest 8 ISIS members east of the Euphrates

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned from reliable sources that the anti-terrorism forces of the Syria Democratic Forces, have arrested 8 members belong to the “Islamic State” organization including a member served with the organization’s intelligence between 2014 and 2017, and he has previous visits and connections with commanders in the organization during the period of the organization’s control over areas in the north-east of Syria, where the campaign took place this morning in Al-Arishah town south of Al-Hasakah.

And the SOHR published today, the 25th of July 2019, that it monitored the Syria Democratic Forces and the International Coalition continue their security operations against cells of the “Islamic State” organization within the east Euphrates area, in light of the great activity of the Organization’s cells in the area, where a force of the Syria Democratic Forces supported by members of the Coalition and the flight of International Coalition helicopters; raided villages of al-Attala, al-Tarqiyyeh, al-Gharb, Tal Ahmar, al-Jellu, Ajajah, and other villages located on al-Hasakah – Deir Ezzor road, where several people were arrested and taken to a destination still unknown, and no information about the identity of the people yet, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 22nd of July 2019 that security operations continue against cells of the “Islamic State” organization within the east Euphrates area, where the Syrian Observatory learned that special units of the Syria Democratic Forces raided during the past hours Jub al-Ashra of Manbij city in the northeastern countryside of Aleppo, and managed to arrest a commander of the “Islamic State” Organization and his brother who used to be within the infiltration groups of the “Islamic State” Organization and worked in securing weapons to the Organization, while the Syrian Observatory published yesterday that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that the anti-terrorism forces of the Internal Security Forces “Asayish” arrested a person in al-Raqqah city, he is the “Fuel Official” of the “Islamic State” Organization when it used to control the city, and the Syrian Observatory published on the 17th of July 2019 that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that a force of the International Coalition and the Syria Democratic Forces raided al-Busayrah village in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, in order to arrest a cell of the “Islamic State” Organization in the village, after which clashes took place for long hours since midnight until the first morning hours where warplanes of the International Coalition intervened and targeted the center of the cell which refused to surrender, and he Syrian Observatory documented the killing of one of the group’s most prominent leaders in the area during the operation, and information about other casualties of the Syria Democratic Forces and the cell, and in the same context during the night hours as well, a cell belongs to the “Islamic State” Organization attacked al-Omar oilfield, in which there are leaders of the Coalition and an airport used by the Coalition, where clashes took place between guards of the airport and the cell which caused casualties in the ranks of both parties, where 4 at least of the SDF were killed and members of the Coalition forces were injured, and this attack is considered one of the most violent and largest attacks carried out by the Organization against al-Omar oilfield and the airport inside it.

And the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 12th of Juky 2019, that a new air drop took place in the northern countryside of Deir Ezzor on Thursday evening, where Coalition planes carried out an air drop accompanied by a force of the Syria Democratic Forces in the area between al-Suwar town and Abu al-Nitel village, where a person was killed believed to be of ISIS cells after being pursued in the desert of the area, and local sources told the Syrian Observatory that a citizen was also arrested of Tajammou’ al-Sab’ei in the area, and the Syrian Observatory published on the 7th of July 2019 that the International Coalition aircraft carried out an airdrop in a village in the northern countryside of Deir Ezzor and arrested a commander of the “Islamic State” organization, and in the details obtained by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights; a ground force of the International Coalition with the participation of the Syria Democratic Forces, encircled Al-Harijiyeh village in the northern countryside of Deir Ezzor, then the International Coalition aircraft carried out an airdrop on one of the houses in the village and arrested an ISIS commander of non-Syrian nationality, in addition to arresting three others who were hiding the commander in their house.

And the SOHR published on the 4th of July 2019, that the Syria Democratic Forces continue to carry out security operations of raids and detentions within their controlled areas in Deir Ezzor province, in the light of the security chaos that prevails their areas such as the continuous activity of the “Islamic State” cells, and the Syrian Observatory monitored a raid carried out by a force of the SDF against a house rented by a displaced person from al-Bokamal city near al-Safa mosque in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, where the force arrested him and his family in addition to arresting a man of an Iraqi nationality who was in the house, they also confiscated an Internet device, electricity generators, and a car, and the Syrian Observatory published yesterday evening that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that the Syria Democratic Forces carried out a campaign of raids and arrests that targeted about 30 persons from the displaced people of Khesham village in Al-Izba village in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, without knowing the reasons for these arrests, and the SOHR published today evening, that the Syria Democratic Forces arrested 20 former fighters of the “Islamic State” organization in the north-western countryside of Deir Ezzor, and in the details obtained by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights; a military force of the SDF carried out a campaign of raids and arrests in the villages of Adaman, M’eizileh and Al-Izbah north-west of Deir Ezzor city, which targeted at least 20 young men accused of belonging to the organization formerly.

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