Continues violent clashes in Deir Ezzor city and more casualties due to bombardment on its countryside • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Continues violent clashes in Deir Ezzor city and more casualties due to bombardment on its countryside

Deir Ezzor Province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the violent clashes continue between the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them of Syrian and non-Syrian nationalities against members of the “Islamic State” organization, in areas in Deir Ezzor city, where the regime forces control large parts of it now, and the clashes were accompanied by shelling by the regime forces on areas in the city, amid exchange of targeting in the contact areas between them both, and information about more casualties in the ranks of both parties, where the regime forces are trying to control the entire city and expel the organization out of it and terminate its presence there.

Also two persons were killed, one of them was killed as a result of bombing by warplanes on areas in ShHil town adjacent to al-Omar oilfield, and the other one was killed by targeting by the regime forces during his attempt to escape towards the eastern banks of the Euphrates River, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published hours ago that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has documented since the 10th of September 2017, the date of lifting the siege by the regime forces on the controlled areas of them in Deir Ezzor city, until today the 18th of October 2017, the death of hundreds of Syrian citizens, in which 643 citizens including 154 children below the age of eighteen, and 128 citizen women over the age of eighteen, were killed as a result of the bombing by the Russian warplanes as well as the International Coalition warplanes, and the shelling by the regime forces, they are 448 citizens including 91 children and 93 women, were killed by raids by the regime’s warplanes and helicopters as well as the Russian warplanes on Deir Ezzor city and its eastern and western countryside and areas in the east of the Euphrates River, and 31 citizens including 13 children and 7 women were killed by shelling by the regime forces on areas in Deir Ezzor and its eastern countryside, and 34 citizens including 4 children and 6 women, were killed as a result of executing and shooting them by the regime forces in Deir Ezzor and its vicinity and the eastern banks of the Euphrates River, and 130 citizens including 46 children and 22 women were killed by raids by the International Coalition warplanes on the eastern and the western countryside of Deir Ezzor.