The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Security instability in SDF-held areas | Unknown assailants attack three civilians in Deir Ezzor

Deir Ezzor province: SOHR activists have reported that two gunmen on motorbike opened fire on two civilians near al-Hiysya gathering in Shuhayl town in Deir Ezzor countryside. The attacked civilians sustained injuries and were took to the hospital.


It is worth noting that the victims were of the pioneers who opened crossings used for smuggling into regime-held areas, and they had relations with SDF and regime forces.


On the other hand, unknown gunmen on a motorbike have opened fire on the house of a civilian working in a shop for agricultural tools and insecticide in al-Sabha village in the countryside of Deir Ezzor. However, no casualties have been reported yet.


A few hours ago, SDF patrols stormed oil smuggling crossings in al- Shuhayl town in east Deir Ezzor, and seized several river ferries that were used for trafficking fuel to the Syrian regime-held areas on the opposite side of Euphrates River and sat some of them ablaze.


The move came in light of chasing the oil smugglers from the SDF-held areas to the regime forces and the Iranian factions’ areas at the opposite side of Euphrates River.