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Camels raisers flee Deir ez-Zor fearing Syrian army’s looting


AIN ISSA – Seeking secure conditions in the liberated areas by Syrian Democratic Forces in northern Syria, Saleh al-Anzi and his relatives fled from the village of Kabbajab, south of the Euphrates River accompanied by about herd of 800 camels to the liberated areas of al-Raqqa city for fear of the oppression of the army of the Syrian regime .SELAH ENZE

Lest they be looted by the Syrian regime’s army or killed by the bombing of their air force, the owners of livestock, especially camels, are moving from areas south of the Euphrates river in Deir ez-Zor with their livestock towards the areas liberated by the Syrian Democratic Forces(SDF) in search of safety. They chose the villages of Ain Issa due to its appropriate climate to live and raise their camels.

Saleh al-Anzi and his relatives came from the village of Kabbajab  in Shamiya south of the Euphrates River in the  ” al-Ansaar, al- Rasheed and Tel- al-Samen” hamlets belonging to the Ain Issa district of Girê Sipî in the Euphrates region , who accompanied with them about 800 camels to save them from the practices of the regime, another reason is the presence of thorny plants suitable for camels in the areas of Ain Issa.EYN ISA-XELASKIRINA-800-DEVE-JI-REJEM

Saleh al-Anzi told Hawar News Agency: “My relatives and I resorted Cizîre and we have a herd of 800 camels, these cattle cannot live in Cizîer area because of the lack of suitable pastures and winter is knocking at the doors and camel cannot move here.
Al-Anzi said that his relatives were robbed by members of the Syrian regime forces who sabotaged their livestock and their cars and were shelled even though they live in tents houses in the open.
It should  be noted that camels moves under the leadership of its leader and is called (Al-Qood or Al-Rahool).
Camels’ pregnancy lasts for a year, after giving birth, they need 5 years to become mature and ready for reproduction for the female. While the male needs 6 years to become fully mature. In the first year, the baby is called a Hawwar, in the second Makhloul, in the third for Lijey, in the fourth Jizaa, in the fifth Thani, and in the sixth Robaa.