Al-Suwaidaa witnesses the return of insecurity with finding a body of a dentist killed by unidentified people in its countryside

Al-Suwaidaa Province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored finding the body of a dentist on the road to the west hill near al-Kafr village in the countryside of al-Suwaidaa, and the causes and circumstances of his death remain unknown until the moment, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 27th of February 2019 that the security chaos continues in Al-Suwaidaa province and its countryside, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored 2 separate incidents in which the escalation of security chaos in the province was observed, where citizens shot yesterday night at the buildings of al-Baath party and the municipal of the regime forces in Salkhad town in the southern countryside of al-Suwaidaa, and this came after they waited for hours for a petrol tanker to come, then they were surprised -according to local sources- that the tanker changed its destination towards another place, which provoked rage among them so they fired at both buildings and destroyed several vehicle of the municipal, and the Syrian Observatory monitored the firing stops after the arrival of the Russian delegate from the southern area to the town, as part of the calming the situation down and giving promises to the citizens to supply them with fuel, and in another context, a loud gunfire was heard yesterday night in al-Suwaidaa city, caused by a raid by local factions of the house of the boss of one of the armed gangs accused of kidnapping and looting in the city, where clashes took place between both parties and injured several people of both parties.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 21st of February 2019 that the security chaos continues in al-Suwaidaa Province where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored finding the body of a young man from al-Mjimer village in the countryside of Al-Suwaidaa, where he was killed by gunfire and his body was thrown in al-Raha area in the countryside of al-Suwaidaa, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 19th of February 2019 that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned from intersected sources that the kidnappers who on Monday kidnapped members of the State Security from one of the checkpoints in al-Suwaidaa have released the three members of the regime, after mediation by the “spiritual president of the Druze community,” where the gunmen handed over the members to the regime forces in Qanawat town in the countryside of al-Suwaidaa, in conjunction with releasing one of the heads of the kidnapping gangs in al-Suwaidaa, who was arrested by the regime forces on one of their checkpoints in al-Suwaidaa top be referred to the “terrorism” court, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published earlier that  the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that unknown gunmen attacked after the afternoon of the 18th of February 2019; al-Moqawwas Checkpoint of the State Security branch of the regime forces, in Dahr al-Jabal area in al-Suwaidaa, where the attackers abducted at least 3 members of the checkpoint in addition to seizing a Pickup vehicle with a submachine gun installed over it before fleeing, and sources of the Syrian Observatory reported that this operation came as a pressure on the regime forces to release one of the detainees against the background of forming a gang in the area, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 21st of January 2019 that despite the end of the presence of the “Islamic State” organization and regime’s control over the entire province; al-Suwaidaa province is still witnessing security chaos, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored today, Monday, the finding of a body of an unidentified man dead and his hands were tied, where he was thrown on the road leading to Tal Qlyb  near al-Sahweh junction in the southeastern countryside of al-Suwaidaa, and the identity of the man and the reasons and circumstances of his death are unknown until now, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 18th of January 2019 that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored on yesterday Friday, the 18th of January 2019, the finding of a body of a person in the eastern countryside of Al-Suwaidaa, and in the details obtained by the Syrian Observatory: the body of a person of Jordanian nationality was found frozen from the cold east of Meleh area in the countryside of al-Suwaidaa, and the Syrian Observatory published yesterday Friday, that the security chose continues in al-Suwaidaa and its countryside, in which the existence of the “Islamic State” organization was ended weeks ago, after the withdrawal of the organization to the Syrian Desert following a deal that freed those who remained of the abductees from the countryside of al-Suwaidaa, and despite the precautions to prevent the recurrence of the previous scenario in the province, more lives are still being lost, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored the finding of a young man from Mafaala town in the countryside of Al-Suwaidaa, he dead and was by several bullets, his body was thrown into the trunk of his car a day after his abduction, but the reasons and circumstances of his death remain unknown until the moment, and the Syrian Observatory published on the 7th of January 2018 that unknown gunmen from the countryside of al-Suwaidaa kidnapped a man from Daraa province in exchange of a car the group demanded to be handed over to them, where the kidnapper appeared in a video and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights received a copy of it, in which he confirmed the abduction and the reasons for the kidnapping, and the Syrian Observatory published on the 24th of December 2018 that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned from intersected sources that unidentified gunmen kidnapped 2 men on Monday evening, the 24th of December, where one of them is of the local gunmen loyal to the regime forces, where they were kidnapped on the road of Ariqa – Mjadil in the countryside of al-Suwaidaa, and they were taken to an unknown destination, this kidnapping comes in the context of the continued security chaos in Al-Suwaidaa province, particularly the kidnappings, and the Syrian Observatory published yesterday that  an explosion was heard in the al-Fayha’a Park in al-Suwaidaa city on the afternoon of Sunday, the 23rd of December, it turned out to be caused by a grenade explosion thrown by 2 unidentified people, where al-Suwaidaa Province witnessed recently kidnappings, looting, and killing of several its people and residents, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published in the first third of October 2018 that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored morning of today, the 8th of October 2018, finding the body of a man lying near a water ferry in Busan village in the eastern countryside of al-Suwaidaa, where the causes, circumstances, and identity of the man remain unknown until now, while the fate of several citizens remains unknown, after armed groups abducted them from several areas in al-Suwaidaa Province, while others were abducted and released after paying a ransom.

This comes after the Syrian Observatory published on the 13th of September 2018 that the tension prevails al-Suwaidaa city again amid fears of local clashes, where the body of a man was found dead in the middle of al-Suwaidaa city, but the circumstances of his death remain unknown until now, where he was abducted by unknown gunmen about a month ago, and in the details documented by the Syrian Observatory: the man was killed by unknown gunmen and he was thrown in al-Suwaidaa city along with an infant girl alive, where the man appeared in a video a while ago in which the kidnappers who called themselves “al-Ghayara”, claimed that he testified his assistance to the “Islamic State” organization in its attack on al-Suwaidaa city, where he broadcasted his “confessions” regarding the attack on al-Suwaidaa city and province in July 2018, which caused the greatest number of casualties in al-Suwaidaa Province since the start of the Syrian revolution, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 10th of September 2018 that the body of a child under the age of eighteen was found dead in al-Suwaidaa city, and in the details monitored by the Observatory Syrian: the body of the child was found with a gunshot to the head near the military establishment in al-Suwaidaa city, but no information about the circumstances of the incident yet, where resentment prevails in the city against the backdrop of the recent insecurity.

This incident comes 12 days after residents of al-Suwaidaa city found a head of a person without his body, where the head was cut and thrown in the city, and in the details obtained by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the people in al-Suwaidaa city found the head of a person without his corpse cut and thrown in the city, and in the details obtained by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: citizens found the head of a person beheaded and separated from his body but without finding the body, this happened this morning, the 29th of August 2018, the local sources confirmed that the head which was put in the courtyard of a mosque in al-Moqawwas neighborhood in al-Suwaidaa city; believed to belong to one of the abducted people of the tribesmen living in the countryside of al-Suwaidaa, who was abducted a while ago in the western countryside of al-Suwaidaa, which sparked tension in al-Suwaidaa city where this is the first incident of its kind in the province, and what mad the people more angry was the fact that the one who placed the head in the courtyard of the mosque had written phrases that encourage the “hatred and fighting” according to the local sources.

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