Clashes between the Military Security and the National Defense Militia in Albukamal

Clashes erupted last Friday night between a patrol of the Assad regime's "Military Security" branch, and the "National Defense" militia near the "Al-Masrya Roundabout" in the city of Albukamal in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor.

"Ain al-Furat" website reported that a patrol belonging to the Military Security Branch tried to arrest one of the sons of "Ajab" from his house, where he was wanted, but members of the "National Defense" militia tried to prevent the patrol from arresting him, and limited clashes erupted between the two parties without incident. injuries.

He explained that the clashes stopped after the Military Security branch brought in reinforcements and the presence of the so-called "Essam Al-Fadil", the commander of the National Defense Militia in Al-Bukamal, where he ordered the handover of the wanted person and the shooters of the patrol, for fear of the development of clashes between the two sides.

It is worth noting that the areas of Deir ez-Zor that are under the control of the regime forces witness from time to time disputes between the elements of the regime and its militias, mostly for reasons related to disputes over the sharing of stolen goods or the drug trade.