With RPG | Unidentified gunmen target SDF military vehicle, killing and injuring six members in eastern Deir ez-Zor
Deir ez-Zor Governorate – Syrian Observatory for Human Rights:
SOHR sources say that unidentified gunmen targeted a military vehicle of the SDF’s Deir ez-Zor Military Council in the town of Al-Busayrah in eastern countryside of Deir ez-Zor, killing one member and injuring five others. The attack resulted in the burning of the vehicle.
The attack followed by clashes with machine guns between the gunmen ans SDF members near the targeting site.
This comes as part of the growing security chaos and ISIS cells’ activities in SDF-held areas.
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 674 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 427 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.