ISIS resurgence | Six SDF members killed and wounded in ISIS attack on military patrol in Deir ez-Zor countryside
Deir ez-Zor Governorate – Syrian Observatory for Human Rights:
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has monitored a new attack by “Islamic State” members on a patrol of the Syrian Democratic Forces near primitive oil refineries of Dhiban in Deir ez-Zor countryside. ISIS members slaughtered two SDF members and burned down another one.
The group also managed to capture three SDF members, before fleeing to an unknown destination.
As more fatalities are recorded and updated regularly, 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 rose to 716 fighters, civilians, oil workers, and officials in service parties.
The Syrian Observatory documented the assassination of 252 civilians including 18 children and 13 women by armed cells in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, al-Hasakah countryside, al-Raqqah city and countryside, and Manbij area. In addition, 455 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.