SOHR: Airstrikes kill 10 Iranian-backed militiamen in Deir ez-Zor
Airstrikes by unknown jets but believed to be Israeli, targeted Iranian-backed militias’ positions in “Al-Thallathat” area on Monday, killing 10.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported six loud explosions in Al-Bokamal city in Deir ez-Zor countryside on Monday. According to SOHR sources, the explosions caused by airstrikes by unknown jets but believed to be Israeli, which targeted Iranian-backed militias’ positions in “Al-Thallathat” area in the south of Al-Bokamal city in the eastern countryside of Deir ez-Zor, near the Syria-Iraq border.
According to SOHR, the airstrikes resulted in the death of ten Iranian-backed militiamen (eight Iraqis and two Syrians), while ambulances were seen rushing from Al-Bokamal city to the targeted sites. The airstrikes also destroyed ammunition depots and vehicles of the Iranian-backed militias.
On September 3, SOHR confirmed that airstrikes, executed at dawn by unidentified jets but believed to be Israeli, pounded positions of Iranian forces and Iranian-backed militias in Al-Thallathat area in Al-Bokamal desert in the eastern countryside of Deir ez-Zor. SOHR activists documented the killing of nine Iranian-backed militiamen, in addition to injuries to others due to this attack.
SOHR reported that unidentified jets, believed to be Israeli, struck at dawn a position of the Iraqi Hezbollah about five km away from Qallat Al-Rahbah on the outskirts of Al-Mayadeen city in the eastern countryside of Deir ez-Zor. The attack left seven militiamen of the Iraqi Hezbollah dead. The death toll was expected to rise because of the serious injuries of some casualties, in addition to unconfirmed reports about more casualties.