Forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad hold up their weapons as they cheer in the town of Safira November 1, 2013. REUTERS/George Ourfalian
LONDON - 30 December 2017: Fierce clashes erupted between the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and Daesh terrorist group on the eastern banks of Euphrates River in the outskirts of Deir Ezzor, the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on Saturday.
The SDF aim to advance on Daesh terrorists in eastern Euphrates River, while Daesh militants managed to control Abu Hamam city and other areas there, Sky News channel quoted SOHR as saying.
The shelling between the SDF and Daesh militants is still ongoing amid continued displacements of the civilians in the area, SOHR added.