Tens of Civilians Killed, Wounded in US Airstrikes, SDF Attacks in Deir Ezzur

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Dozens of civilians were killed and wounded in the US-led coalition airstrikes and the Washington-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) attacks in Eastern and Northern Deir Ezzur.

Field sources reported on Thursday that the US fighter jets’ attacks on the town of al-Souseh in Southeastern Deir Ezzur killed a civilian and wounded a number of others.

Also, the Arabic-language al-Watan newspaper reported that tens of civilians were killed and injured after the SDF opened heavy fire on protesting civilians near al-Sayad oil field in Northern Deir Ezzur, adding that some of the wounded are in critical conditions.

The civilians set fire at the field after the SDF attack, forcing the Kurdish forces to flee the scene.

Meantime, field sources said that a number of residents of the village of al-Sajar near al-Sayad region were wounded in tensions and clashes between the civilians and Kurdish forces.

In a relevant development last Thursday, the US fighter jets continued strikes against Syria, killing a number of civilians in Southeastern Deir Ezzur.

Local sources in Deir Ezzur province reported on Thursday that the US warplanes attacked the village of al-Souseh in Southeastern Deir Ezzur, killing and wounding several civilians.

Other reports also said that 4 civilians were killed when their car was targeted by the US fighter jets in the Palestine district of al-Souseh.

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