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Deir Ezzor province: SOHR activists have reported hearing explosions in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, after three rockets hit an area near Al-Jafrh oil field in the SDF-held town of Jadid Ekaydat. According to sources, the rockets were fired from positions of regime forces and Iranian-backed militias in Jabal Al-Ommal in Deir Ezzor city. However, no casualties have been reported. Observatory sources reported earlier today that ISIS cells attacked posts of “Al-Qatarji” militia and National Defense Forces in the vicinity of Al-Kharata oil field in south-west Deir Ezzor desert on Sunday evening. According to Syrian Observatory sources, ISIS attack left 12 members of “Al-Qatarji militias and NDF wounded. “Al-Qatarji” and NDF members had withdrawn after regime forces’ support arrived and warplanes intervened.
On Monday, bombs planted underwater off Syria's coast exploded. The explosion has destroyed oil facilities that used to pump oil into one of Syria's two petroleum refineries. The imposition of sanction has already led to fuel shortages in Syria since last year. Oil minister Ali Ghanem said, "The aim of the attack is to cease (oil) imports into Syria". As of yet, no one has taken responsibility of this attack.