The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Warplanes escalate the targeting against ISIS family members in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor

Deir Ezzor Province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the warplanes shelled areas in ‘Ayash village in the western countryside of Deir Ezzor. No casualties were reported. Airstrikes also hit areas in Al-Mayadeen city in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor. Specifically, the SOHR learned that warplanes, whether affiliated with the Russians or the International Coalition is still unknown, carried out 3 raids this morning targeting the city. The first raid targeted Zubeida school and the second hit Dream Mall in the Corniche Street while the third targeted an ISIS Garage. The first two raids caused the injury of 2 civilians in addition to the injury of children and women from ISIS families. The SOHR activists observed the hovering of reconnaissance planes while the warplanes were shelling the city. Meanwhile, the number of martyrs who lost their lives in airstrikes that targeted Al-Mayadeen city the day before yesterday – most likely carried out by the International Coalition warplanes – rose to 4, including a female citizen and a child. Such airstrikes caused the injury of other as well.

In addition, warplanes -which were no identified whether they were Russian warplanes or regime’s warplanes- carried out airstrikes targeting houses in Muhassan town in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, and the Syrian Observatory of Rights learned that the strikes targeted houses seized by the “Islamic State” organization earlier in the town, where several family members of a member of the “Islamic State” organization of Aleppo province were killed and injured, also airstrikes targeted Muhassan town yesterday killed a woman and injured others.

It should be noted that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights was documented the death of 154 persons from family members of the “Islamic State” organization of Syrian and Non-Syrian nationalities, including 68 children under the age of sixteen and 57 woman over the age of 18, they were killed in targeting the municipal building and the Dahmoush building in Al-Mayadin city on the 25th and 26th of May 2017 by International Coalition.