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SDF Fighters Attacked Civilian Ferry In Euphrates. Casualties Reported

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SDF Fighters Attacked Civilian Ferry In Euphrates. Casualties Reported

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On September 18, fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) attacked a ferry transporting civilians across the Euphrates River in Deir Ezzor, according to Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR).

The eastern part of Deir Ezzor is held by the SDF, while the western part is under the control of Damascus government forces.

“SDF fighters opened fire from their machine guns on a ferry transporting passengers between the two banks of the Euphrates in the town of al-Shheell,” the SOHR said in a report.

According to the London-based monitoring group, a woman was killed and five other civilians were injured in the SDF’s attack.

In response to the attack, local gunmen attacked several positions of the SDF along the eastern bank of the Euphrates River in al-Shheel. No losses were reported, however.

The motives behind the SDF’s attack remain unclear. The group’s fighters may have mistaken the ferry for a smuggling boat. Smugglers are known to be active in this part of the Euphrates River.

The unprovoked attack will lead serious tension between the Arab population of Deir Ezzor and the SDF. In the last few months, the locals clashed with the Kurdish-led group on several occasions. The group was even accused of plotting a number of attacks on local tribal leaders.


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Icarus Tanović

Human dump.

Jens Holm

Often its seen afterwards. Not many civilians are killed there, but “dump” happens.


The Kurds are in way, way over their heads.

Jens Holm

Of course they are not. Any normal ones there know they should not take any risk like that because they have SDFs,, Americans, Assads, ISISs, semi ISISs, Iranians and criminal mixes of those.

Its hard to see Kurds should be over their heads more then anyone else.


They are off turf doing this stuff. In that part of Syria, they are imports. You know that. We will see how it rolls Jens.

cechas vodobenikov

more Jenny stupidity—semi-ISIS=danes


This is one ofthe tribes that publically delcared, recently, that they are throwing the US out of Syria in hteir area and they are going to force the Kurds back to from where they came. This area was recently secured by them. Kurd troops are in the area but, on increasingly shakey ground. notice the US is brining in Bradleys into ;syria. they will make nice targets. It is going to geta lot more fiesty than this, in my opinion.

Jens Holm

Those civilians know how it is. No crossing with no admission.

As I see it the only admitted entrence are to the islands there, where people has crops and sheep.

So I am not as sorry as many other.


So, maching gunning people seeking medical attention is okay with you? You are a very fucked up individual Jens.

Toni Liu

What do you expect from hardcore kurds supporter, he still agree to them even kurds starts eating a babies

cechas vodobenikov

the backward CIA Kurds that ethnically cleanse Arabs and Assyrian Christians, Yazidi will be transformed into amerikan donut holes when the CIA leaves—despised by Persians, Iraqis, Syrians, Turks…these genocidal idiots cannot learn from history

Daily Beatings

Attacking women and children? I didn’t know that Israel was training the SDF?


The motives behind the SDF’s attack remain unclear.

Oh on the contrary, it’s very clear if you know them. You never ever give an uneducated Kord the power of life or death over anybody or anything, or they’re going to abuse it. Think about the most pathetic authority and power, like the park guard, they’re going to abuse it.

Fog of War

Keep playing footsie with the SDF Putin.

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