On August 29th, 2023, up to three civilians were reportedly killed as a result of ongoing clashes between the Syrian Democratic Forces and the Deir Ezzor military council in the town of Jadid Akidat, east of Deir Ezzor.
Sources @DeirEzzore, @nahermedia, @OrientNews and Mhmad Alseed only reported on the death of Basil Muhammed Al-Salem (Basil Al-Raouj), with at least one source referring to him as a child while others refer to him as a young man. Local sources Euphrates Post and Syria TV News reported the death of two civilians, with Euphrates Post mentioning that “Basel Al-Akla and Ibn Muhammad Salem Al-Hilal” were killed. It is unclear if these are two different people, as both names contain elements of Basil Muhammed Al-Salem’s full name and no other sources mention these full names. A Facebook post from Mhmad Alseed added that “the burial will be tomorrow morning in the village of Jadid Akidat.”
All sources agreed that the death of the civilian/s was as a result of clashes between the SDF militia and the forces of Deir Ezzor military control, with some sources directly attributing the civilian casualties to the SDF. @alsharqia24news stated that “Basil Muhammed Al- Salem was killed by a stray bullet.”
The local time of the incident is unknown.
The victims were named as: