A number of smugglers were killed by shooting from a checkpoint of the Fourth Division on a drug shipment for the National Defense Militia, yesterday night, Wednesday, in the town of Al-Salihiya in the countryside of Al-Bukamal city, east of Deir Ezzor.
And the website "Nahr Media" reported that the 4th Division had opened fire on 3 trucks carrying smuggled materials, mostly drugs belonging to the "National Defense" militia, when the trucks took a dirt road away from the checkpoint, and the defense militia had used it before, and the Fourth Division closed it. After the problems between them.
The source stated that the attack by the Fourth Division on the shipment resulted in the killing of truck drivers working with the Defense Militia, and two of them are known from the city of Al-Asharah, "Awaid Jassim Al-Hamra and Ahmed Ibrahim Al-Hajji."
It is worth noting that the National Defense Militia transferred the bodies and trucks to one of its nearby headquarters after the ceasefire, amid a state of tension between the two parties.