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Hundreds of Kurdish fighters arrive in Deir Ez-Zor to fight Daesh

Kurdish fighters from the People's Protection Units (YPG) head a convoy of US military vehicles in the town of Darbasiya next to the Turkish border, Syria April 28, 2017 [Rodi Said / Reuters]
Kurdish fighters from the People's Protection Units (YPG) head a convoy of US military vehicles in the town of Darbasiya next to the Turkish border, Syria 28 April, 2017 [Rodi Said/Reuters]

Hundreds of the Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces arrived in Deir Ez-Zor over the past two days to prepare to fight the last pockets of Daesh in the area, RT reported the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights saying yesterday.

The organisation monitored the deployment of thousands of the Syrian Democratic Forces around Deir Ez-Zor, as well as preparations in the area around Al-Tanak Oilfield.

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In addition, it reported large military preparations, including heavy military equipment and weapons in order to start the new battle aiming to end Daesh in its last pocket to the east of the Euphrates, which lies between the Hajin neighbourhood in Iraq and the Syrian border.

The Observatory said that more than 500 fighters from the People’s Protection Units (YPG) and the Women’s Protection Units arrived near Deir Ez-Zor over a 48hour period, Russia Today reported.

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