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International Coalition shell Deir al-Zor, and Syrian government forces drive dozens of youth from Deir al-Zor to its ranks

Editing: Amena Riyad |
TranslationEditor: Farah Nassif |
Translation: Rose Kajo


Local and field news:

International Coalition aircraft shell the village of al-Kamsha in Hajin,112 kilometers, Southeast  Deir al-Zor, killing civilians from one family.

On Tuesday, the Syrian government forces arrested dozens of youths in the town of Subikhan, 68 kilometers, Southeast  Deir al-Zor.

Local sources told SMART that the Syrian government forces launched a campaign raid, and arrested 35 youths wanted for mandatory service.

Youth from the Shaitat tribe attacked the oil pipelines in the Deir al-Zor governorate because they were prevented from refining it in a primitive way.

On Tuesday, Local activists told SMART that, the youth blew up the oil pipeline near the complex of al-Saijan east of the village of Hreiji, noting to the poor economic conditions in the villages inhabited by the Shaitat tribe because of the prevention of oil refining.

Displaced people in a random rented camp near the town of Hazanu, 20 kilometers, Northern Idlib, suffer from the difficult humanitarian conditions in winter, amid the absence of humanitarian organizations.

On Tuesday, the displaced Hussein Abu Issa told SMART that hundreds of families displaced from the area of Sinjar living in the Klia’a camp, and suffer from a lack of food and heating devices, in addition to the leakage of rainwater to their tents.

On Tuesday, an official in the People in need Organization said that they do not have information on the identity of the person who kidnapped the employee of the organization, Hamdou al-Omar.

Mazen Shahin, the director of the organization's office told SMART that they lost contact with all-Omar a day ago while he was in an area outside the influence of the Salvation Government which works in the areas controlled by the Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, and They do not know whether he was kidnapped, detained or had another accident.

Local activists told SMART that two HTS armed groups known as the Aleppo troop and the Sarmada troop ambushed al-Omar while he was leaving the village of Tall al-Karamah toward the town of Sarmada, blocking his car and detaining him.

On Tuesday, Unknown shooters assassinated a member of the Police and Public Security Forces in the Afrin, Northern Aleppo.

Osama Abu Ahmed, the police chief in Sharan village told SMART that the member was killed by a bullet in the chest while driving his car in the Ramadia village, noting that investigations are continuing to identify and arrest the perpetrators.

On Wednesday, The Kurdish People Protection Units arrested six fighters on charges of military non-compliance in the village of al-Salhabiya, Western al-Raqqa.

Residents complained of the spread of robberies in the area of al-Karama, 60 kilometers, eastern al-Raqqa.

On Tuesday, Om Mohsen a  50 years old housewife told SMART that a gang claiming allegiance to the intelligence service of the Kurdish People Protection Units entered her son's house in the village of Khas Hbal and tied him up and detained his wife and children in one of the rooms to steal all the money, a plasma TV and a gas pipe.

On Tuesday, Floods swept villages in the area of al-Malikia, 145 kilometers, Northeastern al-Hasakah governorate.

Local sources told SMART that the flood waters entered houses in the villages of al-Han castel, Sweidia, Karki Hiyul, Tal Khanzeer, near the Syrian-Iraqi border.

Political and international news:

Brett McGurk, the US envoy to the International Coalition against the Islamic State, said that the forces of the International Coalition would remain in Syria until the formation of internal security forces.

On Wednesday, Brett McGurk added during a press conference in Washington that Our goal is a permanent defeat of the IS and we will remain in Syria until the formation of internal security forces to maintain the gains that have been achieved.