A young girl was killed during clashes between the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and the Deir Ezzor Military Council in the village of Al Haseen on August 29, 2023.
@DeirEzzore tweeted that a seven year old girl was killed by a stray bullet during clashes in the town of Al Haseen. @nahermedia identified the little girl as “daughter of Shaheen Al-Khalif” while a Facebook post from Tigris named the girl as Sabah Salfeej Al-Shaheen Al-Khalif Al-Hamad but stated that she had been injured.
The majority of sources attributed the bullet that killed the young girl to the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) while others referenced her death as a result of clashes between the SDF and Deir Ezzor Military Council.
A tweet from @almohrarmedia2 specified that the shooting occurred at an SDF checkpoint in the village. According to Araraby News, members of the Deir Ezzor Military Council had attacked the SDF checkpoint and the SDF had transferred reinforcements to confront them.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
The victims were named as: