The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Deir Ezzor | Unidentified young man found de*ad near Syria-Iraq border

Deir Ezzor province: SOHR sources have reported that unidentified young man was found dead and dumped near the border strip between Syria and Iraq. The hands of the man, who is suggested to be Iraqi, were tied, while the body was handed over to the Iraqi authorities.


The Syrian Observatory has documented nine murder crimes in SDF-controlled areas since early 2023, where domestic violence and armed robbery were behind some of these murders, while motivations behind the others remained unknown. These murders left 11 civilian fatalities, including two women and a little girl; they are distributed regionally as follows:


  • Al-Hasakah: A man.


  • Deir Ezzor: Seven civilians, including a woman.


  • Al-Raqqah: Two civilians: a woman and a little girl.


  • Manbij: A young man.