The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Fifth day in row | Protests continue calling for two girls’ ki*llers to be held accountable in western Deir Ezzor countryside

Deir Ezzor province: The angry demonstrations and protests in the western countryside of Deir Ezzor have continued in Hamar Al-Ali, Al-Harmoushiyya and Al-Kabbar villages, amid chaos and blocking roads with burning tyres.

The demonstrators have demanded that the killers of the two girls be held accountable, that a military council be formed for Al-Bakara tribe and that the killers of Daqduq be held accountable.

Villages and towns in Deir Ezzor countryside see angry protests against the commander of the military council “Abu Khawla” for the fifth consecutive day, despite the issuance of a statement by the General Command of the Internal Security Forces in northern and eastern Syria, confirming the referral of the killers of the girls to justice.

YEsterday, SOHR activists reported that dozens of residents of the towns of Al-Kabir, Jawaih Boumasaa and Al-Kasra in the western countryside of Deir Ezzor staged angry protests, blocking roads with burning rubber tyres.

The protestors demanded that the brother of Deir Ezzor military council leader Abu Khawla who was involved in the killing of the two girls be held accountable and expelling him from the area.