Civilian shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Abu Khashab village in Deir Ez-Zour suburbs on January 23

A man from al Kesra town in the western suburbs of Deir Ez-Zour governorate, named as Abboud Allawi al Mheimed, a coordinator with the Deir Ez-Zour civil council of Syrian Democratic Forces, was shot dead by unidentified gunmen while he was in Abu Khashab village in the northern suburbs of the governorate on January 23, 2021, SNHR is still trying to contact witnesses to obtain more details of the incident.
SNHR condemns all attacks of this nature which target and kill civilians and calls on the controlling forces in each area to bear responsibility for protecting civilians in the areas under their control, and to conduct investigations into all such incidents and reveal their findings to the public. Stability will not be achieved in Syria without achieving a political transition towards democracy implemented according to a strict timetable.