المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

In light of security chaos and ISIS cells’ activities | Unknown gunmen assassinate SDF member in Deir ez-Zor countryside

Deir ez-Zor province – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights:

SOHR activists say that unidentified gunmen shot dead a member of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) today on the Al-Jafra field road in the eastern countryside of Deir al-Zour.

This comes as part of the ongoing security chaos in SDF-held areas, which are experiencing thea rise in ISIS cells’ activities.

Since July 2018 to date, the number of fighters, civilians, oil workers and civil servants assassinated in Aleppo, Deir ez-Zor, Raqqa and Al-Hasakah provinces and SDF-controlled Manbij area in northeastern Aleppo province increased to 673 persons.

The Syrian Observatory has documented the assassination of 241 civilians by armed cells, including 17 children and 12 women in the eastern countryside of Deir ez-Zor, Al-Hasakah countryside, Raqqa city and countryside and Manbij, in addition to the assassination of 426 fighters of SDF, including local leaders in the same areas, while four members of the International Coalition were killed, dozens of wounded were also reported by SOHR as a result of these assassinations.

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