The correspondent of the Syrian news agency “SANA” reported that an armed attack took place on the center of the town of Thiban, which is affiliated with the “SDF” forces, which is close to an American base in the Al-Omar oil field in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor.
And US forces carried out a large-scale airdrop operation, at dawn today, Monday, near Deir Ezzor in eastern Syria.
And the Syrian news agency “SANA” said that US forces “kidnapped a number of civilians” from the city of Al-Busaira in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor.
She added that the American planes carried out the landing with the support of the SDF militants, and it was accompanied by intense and indiscriminate shooting that killed 3 civilians from one family.
In turn, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights stated that “3 people were killed and others arrested” in a “landing operation of the international coalition forces” against ISIS in Deir Ezzor countryside after midnight last night.
He added that the landing operation was followed by loudspeakers warning that the area was completely surrounded, as the wanted persons were asked to surrender.
He added that the sounds of gunfire and explosions were heard, the cause of which was not known until now, whether they were caused by an exchange of fire or shooting by the raiding force only, but he indicated that several people were arrested on charges of collaborating with and belonging to ISIS.
SANA reported that on December 7, US helicopters carried out an airdrop operation “with the support of” a group of the Syrian Democratic Forces “SDF” on “some houses” in the town of Al-Shuhail in Deir Ezzor countryside and kidnapped a number of civilians and took them to an unknown destination.
Deir ez-Zor province, which borders Iraq, is a strategic supply route for Iran-backed armed factions, which send reinforcements to Syria on a regular basis to support Bashar al-Assad.
American forces are deployed at a base in the Al-Tanf region, south of Deir ez-Zor, as part of a combat mission against ISIS, which is still active in Iraq and Syria, but at a slower pace.