The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

ISIS resurgence: SDF fighter stabbed to death east of Deir Ezzor

Deir Ezzor Province – Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: reliable sources have informed the Syrian Observatory that a young man, believed to be of ISIS cells, stabbed an SDF fighter to death with a sharp tool in Barsham village in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor. Another SDF fighter opened fire on the attacker leaving him dead.

As more people were killed, it rose to 466 fighters, civilians, oil workers, and officials in service parties, the number of people who were killed in areas within the four provinces of Aleppo, Deir Ezzor, Al-Raqqah and Al-Hasakah, in addition to the SDF-held area of Manbij in the north-east of Aleppo.

Syrian Observatory documented the assassination of 151 civilians including eight children and six women by armed cells in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, al-Hasakah countryside, al-Raqqah city and countryside, and Manbij area. In addition, 309 SDF fighters, including local leaders, were assassinated in the same areas.

Also four members of International Coalition were killed. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights Human also documented tens of injuries due to these assassinations.