The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Security chaos | Thief shot de*ad by a civilian in SDF-held areas in Al-Hasakah City

Al-Hasakah province: A thief was killed while trying to rob the house of a civilian in Al-Tala’ae Neighbourhood in Al-Hasakah City within SDF-held areas, where the civilian opened fire directly on the thief and killed him immediately.

The Syrian Observatory has documented 79 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 89 civilian fatalities, including 14 women and ten children; they are distributed regionally as follows:

Al-Hasakah: 23 civilians, including six women and four children

Deir Ezzor: 32 civilians, including three women and two children.

Al-Raqqah: 18 civilians, including three women and three children.

Manbij: 12 civilians, including two women.

Ain Al-Arab (Kobani): Four civilians, including a little boy.