A young man, Abdulaziz al-Mashouj, was killed on the night of September 4th, 2023, near the M4 road in the village of Al-Muhaisen in the Deir Ezzor eastern countryside; at least two others were reported injured. Several reports have alleged that the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) were responsible.
Local sources (@saad_alsabr; @fouratalwfaa) named the young man, and stated that his father had also been wounded, along with a neighbor. Both claimed the casualties were sustained due to bombings. However, another local source (@Ahmad_1alshble) alleged the casualties were caused by artillery shelling perpetrated by the SDF. Dery News corroborated this statement.
All of the sources attributed the attack to the SDF and associated militias, including the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and Democratic Union Party (PYK).
The incident occured in the evening.
The victims were named as:
Family members (2)