المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

SOHR | “Reports by Sputnik on death of SDF fighters in attack by Arab tribes in al-Hasakah countryside untrue”

Al-Hasakah province: Very reliable SOHR sources have confirmed that the reports circulated by the Russian press agency “Sputnik” on an attack by Arab tribes on a checkpoint of Syria Democratic Forces near the entrance of al-Dashishah town in the southern countryside of al-Hasakah are completely untrue.

 

The alleged attack was reported by the Russian press agency’s correspondent. However, SOHR sources have confirmed that no attack or clashes took place in this area.

 

Relying on local sources, “Sputnik” reported that unknown gunmen, believed to be groups of Arab tribes, unleashed an attack on Saturday, September 18, on a checkpoint of the US-backed Syria Democratic Forces at the entrance of al-Dashishah town in the southern countryside of al-Hasakah.

 

Reliable SOHR sources have confirmed that these reports are untrue.

 

According to “Sputnik” sources, the attack left four gunmen loyal to US army dead and others injured. However, military sources of SDF have denied the death of any of SDF fighters in this area.

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