The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Deir Ezzor | Iranian-backed militias deploy missile launchers and snipers near SDF-held areas

Deir Ezzor province: SOHR sources reported that during the past hours, Iranian-backed militias and local gunmen had deployed missile launchers in several places near SDF-held areas, which included both Al-Talaea Shamiyah area opposite Al-Janiniyah town in the western countryside of Deir Ezzor. Jabal Tabous opposite Al-Kasrah town and Maadan Ateeq area opposite Jazrat Milaj area. A number of snipers were also deployed on the river strip opposite SDF-held areas.
At midnight on Monday-Tuesday, local gunmen launched an attack with machineguns and shells from their positions near western side of Euphrates River, targeting positions of SDF on the opposite side of Euphrates River in Al-Hawayej Town eastern of Deir Ezzor.
Meanwhile, SDF responded by firing mortar shells on Al-Mayadeen City. However, no casualties were reported