The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Week after its launch | “Fourth Division” stops military patrol for nearly 200 members to search for IS*IS cells in Al-Mayadeen

Deir Ezzor province: The “Fourth Division” stopped the military patrol that was launched a week ago in Al-Tala’ae Camp in Deir Ezzor City for nearly 200 members of reconciliations, to launch a combing operation in search for ISIS cells in Al-Mayadeen Desert in eastern Deir Ezzor countryside.

According to reliable SOHR sources, a number of members were arrested for “refusing to join the combing operation”, by the security office of the “Fourth Division” in Al-Baloum area in Al-Mayadeen City.

On June 7, SOHR sources reported that the 4th Division, led by “Maher al-Assad,” the brother of the head of the regime, has begun a military training course at Al-Tala’ae’a camp in Deir Ezzor city , which is under the control of regime forces and Iranian-backed militias. 200 members, who recently joined the division after undergoing reconciliation deal with regime forces, participated in the training. These members include those who had fled compulsory military service, defectors from regime forces, and some accused of committing military crimes.