A woman, Shahnaz Ayed al-Hussein al-Sayyid Haiba, was killed allegedly by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on September 25th, 2023 in Al Hawayj, in eastern Deir Ezzor.
Local reporter Abdulmuain Aldandal claimed she was killed by shell fragments while trying to escape with her children. Another local source (@DeirEzzor24) also stated the casualty was caused by mortar shelling, and claimed the shell fell near her home.
There is, however, some disagreement regarding the weaponry used. Another local source, Zaman Al Wasl, alleged she was killed by SDF snipers, who had “deliberately targeted” her.
This incident is a potential duplicate of incident SDF00043, or has a potential link to it. At the time of reporting, there was not enough information to clarify whether these casualties occurred together.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
The victims were named as: