To facilitate commercial trading | SDF establishes river crossing between SDF and regime-held areas • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

To facilitate commercial trading | SDF establishes river crossing between SDF and regime-held areas

Deir Ezzor province: SOHR activists have reported that SDF brought construction and drilling machineries to Al-Shahil city, after a visit by some SDF commanders and committee of customs in Deir Ezzor to explore the area a few days ago, aiming to establish a river commercial crossing to link between Euphrates river banks between Al-Shahil town, which is held by SDF, and Boqros town, which is held by regime forces.

The point separating the areas controlled by SDF and regime forces, on the bank of the Euphrates River, witnesses almost daily clashes, in light of smuggling operations in the area, where on September 29, SOHR activists reported that a military patrol of the Syrian Democratic Forces stormed the “Heart Hospital” (Mashfa Al-Qalb) crossing. , in Al-Janinah village in western Deir Ezzor countryside, within SDF-controlled area, where armed clashes erupted, and an exchange of fire broke out between SDF elements and smugglers on the right bank of the Euphrates River. However, no casualties have been reported yet.

SOHR activists had reported that clashes with medium and heavy weapons erupted between the National Defence Militia and the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) at Al-Baghiliyah river crossing, while attempting to smuggle narcotics. No casualties were reported.