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Deir Ezzor | SDF arrests dozens and imposes curfew in al-Busirah

Deir Ezzor | SDF arrests dozens and imposes curfew in al-Busirah

On June 22, 2021

Deir Ezzor province: SOHR activists in eastern Deir Ezzor countryside have reported that SDF has combed al-Busirah town in midnight and have imposed a curfew amid raiding tens of houses that arrested dozens of people till the moment. The raids took place amid ongoing heavy deployment of SDF in the city streets, which caused wounding a man and his wife in shooting by the raiding members while they were standing on the roof of their houses in al-Busirah.

On the other hand, some militants believed to be affiliated to ISIS, have targeted a car, transporting chairman of the joint presidency of the agricultural committee in Deir Ezzor municipal council, in a shooting at the road of Abu-Khasab in northwest Deir Ezzor. The man sustained serious wounds.

On June 9, SOHR activists reported that a young man has targeted with machine gun an International Coalition helicopter while hovering over SDF-controlled al-Basirah city in eastern Deir Ezzor countryside. However, the helicopter turned and fired back on the man by using heavy weapon. Other four helicopters were escorted for combing the area after calling in loud speakers on the people not to sleep on the houses roofs.

Searching for the man has continued for until early hours of Wednesday until the International Coalition forces have arrested the young man who shot the helicopter. During the combing and arresting operations, fire broke out into a land planted with wheat.

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