Combating smuggling towards regime areas | “SDF” raids river crossings on Euphrates river bank in Deir Ezzor
Deir Ezzor province: SOHR activists have reported that SDF military patrols raided the area of river crossings in Al-Shinan and Al-Tayana towns in Deir Ezzor countryside, and set a fuel barrel on fire. The barrel was set to be smuggled towards regime-held areas on the opposite bank of Euphrates river.
According to reliable SOHR sources, trade fire took place between members of the patrol and residents of Al-Shinan town, after a young man was injured by a stray bullet fired by members of the patrol during the raid.
On August 1, clashes erupted between SDF patrol personnel and armed smugglers near the river crossing in Abu Hamam town in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, leaving a SDF member dead and three others injured, SOHR activists reported.
Meanwhile, SDF members opened fire on two men, injuring them in Al-Shuhayl town in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor.