The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Military escalation | Exchanged shelling takes place between SDF and regime forces on Euphrates River banks

Deir Ezzor province: Members of SDF stationed on the bank of Euphrates River in Al-Shahil City eastern of Deir Ezzor, shelled positions of the regime forces on the opposite bank in Boqros Town eastern of Deir Ezzor, while the regime forces responded by similar shelling. However, no casualties were reported.

On May 1, a member of the “Autonomous Defence” was killed and two others were injured under artillery shelling by regime forces and their gunmen, targeting checkpoints near Euphrates River in Al-Hawayej Town in eastern Deir Ezzor countryside.

In return, Members of SDF responded by firing mortar shells in Al-Mayadeen City that is held by regime forces and their militias, leaving one killed and another injured.