Deteriorating security | Robbers shoot dead child in eastern Deir Ezzor
Deir Ezzor Province – Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: Syrian Observatory activists have documented the killing of a 12-year old boy after being shot by a group of robbers on the road between Jadeed Ekaydat and M’eizileh villages which are under the control of SDF in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor. The robbers shot the child after his father refused to stop at a roadblock the robbers established on the road.
As more people were killed, it rose to 553 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 188 civilians including 14 children and eight women by armed cells in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, al-Hasakah countryside, al-Raqqah city and countryside, and Manbij area. In addition, 361 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.