The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Including nine Syrians | 14 members of Iranian-backed militias kil*led in airst*rikes on their positions

Deir Ezzor province: The number of members of Iranian-backed militias killed in airstrikes by the “International Coalition” planes against Iranian positions has risen to 14, including nine Syrians, where the airstrikes targeted an Iranian weapons warehouse in Harabish neighbourhood in Deir Ezzor city, Al-Mayadin countryside and Al-Bo Kamal countryside in eastern Deir Ezzor countryside.

Earlier this morning, SOHR sources reported details of the airstrikes which were executed by US fighter jets and unidentified aircraft on positions of Iranian-backed militias in Deir Ezzor in the early hours of Friday.

According to SOHR sources, the airstrikes targeted positions of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in Al-Bokamal desert in eastern Deir Ezzor, another positions on the southern outskirts of Al-Mayadeen city and an ammunition warehouse in the “grain centre” and “rural development centre” opposite the “Officers Residences” in Harabesh neighbourhood in Deir Ezzor city.

After the attacks, Iranian-backed militias in Al-Mayadeen, Al-Bokamal and Deir Ezzor cities amassed their troops and were put on high alert, in preparation for new attacks.

On the other hand, Iranian-backed militiamen stationed in a base near Ain Ali shrine in Al-Mayadeen countryside fired several missiles today morning, targeting positions in Al-Omar oil field which hosts the International Coalition’s largest base in Syria. Meanwhile, SOHR activists have reported seeing fighter jets hovering over the region this morning.