In the wake of the operations of “Popular Resistance” in the Syrian South…gunmen attack a military checkpoint of the regime forces west of Daraa
Daraa Province – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the sound of violent clashes was heard today evening in the western countryside of Daraa, it turned out to be caused by gunmen believed to be of the “Popular Resistance” whose activity is increasing in Daraa province, where they attacked a checkpoint of the regime by machineguns in Tasil town in the western countryside of Daraa, without information about casualties.
And the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 8th of August 2019, that a new assassination in Daraa province, which is the second to happen today, Thursday, where unknown people assassinated a member of the “Republican Guard” of the regime forces by shooting at him in Tal Shihab town in the western countryside of Daraa, and the Syrian Observatory published this morning that the assassinations and targeting continue against members of the regime forces and fighters of the “reconciliation and settlements” factions, where gunmen assassinated 2 members of the “settlement” factions by shooting them in Daraa al-Balad in Daraa city, it worth mentioning that the fighters made a settlement earlier and joined the ranks of the 4th Division of the regime forces, and the Syrian Observatory published on the 5th of August 2019 that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that 13 young men were arrested by the “Criminal Security” Branch of the regime forces in Izra’a city in Daraa countryside, while the were checking the civil record, extracting documents and running some transactions, and the SOHR published on the 3rd of August 2019, that it monitored renew of clashes in al-Sanamin city in the Daraa countryside, between the regime forces accompanied by the popular committees against gunmen of the city, where the clashes are concentrated in the northern neighborhood of the city and continued for several hours, but no information about casualties so far, this comes in light of the chaos that controls Daraa province, where the regime forces and militias loyal to them and militias loyal to external partiers such as Russia, Iran, and Hezbollah are involved in creating this chaos, through the war of liquidations of and assassinations which are escalating day after the other in the province, in addition to reprisals and popular rejection for the presence of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them in the area, and the Syrian Observatory published yesterday that in the wake of the escalating security chaos and the spread of lawlessness in Daraa province south of Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that gunmen believed to be of the “Popular Resistance” whose activity was being stepped up recently, have assassinated a person who deals secretly with the “Lebanese Hezbollah” in Nahteh town in the eastern countryside of Daraa.
And the SOHR published today that the security chaos continues in Daraa Province which is under the control of the regime forces, Iranian militias, and the gunmen loyal to the Russian forces, and apparently, having multiple forces controlling the area is one of the most important reasons for the insecurity we see, not to mention the unidentified gunmen who go by the name of the “Popular Resistance”, of who chose weapons to express their rejection of the return of the Syrian regime to Daraa Province, while the civilians continue their rejection to the presence of the regime and its allies through anti-government writings on walls, roads, and the schools, where Daraa became a scene for liquidating personal matters and repeated targeting, and the province hardly witnesses a day without attempted assassination or attack by unknown people or bombing here and there, these targeting are aimed primarily at the regime’s intelligence and its loyal gunmen, in addition to the rebel faction who remained in Daraa and refused to move towards the Syrian north, and became pro-Russian or pro-Iranian forces in the area, and the Syrian Observatory published yesterday that Daraa Province is witnessing an escalation in chaos and insecurity through bombings, targeting, attacks, and assassinations, carried out by unknown people sometimes and by the “popular resistance” other times, as well as liquidations of personal disagreements between supporters of Hezbollah and Iran, and between the Russian supporters, where the Syrian Observatory monitored gunmen attacking at dawn on Wednesday checkpoints of the regime forces and the militiamen loyal to them in the junction of Qita and al-Souq checkpoint in the middle of al- Sanamin city, where the attackers used light weapons and RPG shells but no information about casualties so far, and the Syrian Observatory published on the 30th of July 2019 that unidentified gunmen assassinated a former commander of the rebel factions in Tal Shihab town in the countryside of Daraa, who carried out previously settlement after the regime forces controlled the area and then he joined the 4th Division, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published that unknowns people and citizens continue to express their rejection for the presence of the regime forces and their militias within Daraa province, through phrases they write on walls of schools, towns, and villages in several areas of the province, where the Syrian Observatory monitored new phrases in Saham al-Golan town west of Daraa, some of which say: “down with the regime and all its soldiers and revolution until the victory,” and “the people of Idlib are our people”, while the Syrian Observatory published this morning that insecurity and targeting of members of the regime forces and reconciliations continue to be at the forefront of events in Daraa Province, and in the same context, a member of the Political Security was killed yesterday night, where he was shot by 2 unidentified gunmen on a motorcycle in Daraa al-Mahatta area in Daraa city, and in the same context, an explosive device planted by unknown people exploded in al-Ajami town in the western countryside of Daraa, which seriously injured 2 people, and the Syrian Observatory published on the 29th of July 2019, that a violent explosion was heard in the northern countryside of Daraa, it turned out to be caused by an IED thrown by unidentified persons on a security checkpoint of the regime forces and gunmen loyal to them in Al-Sanamayn town in the northern countryside of Daraa, after that, the members of the checkpoint indiscriminately opened fire of their individual weapons in a state of panic and horror due to the targeting.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published today the 29th of July 2019, that unidentified gunmen attacked a checkpoint and position of the regime forces and the militiamen loyal to them in the area between Al-Jibayliyah and Ghadir Al-Bustan in the western countryside of Daraa, by shells and heavy and medium machineguns, and there is no information so far about casualties, and the identity of the perpetrators is not known whether they are of the “Popular Resistance” or cells of the “Islamic State” organization, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights
published on the 27th of July 2019, that unidentified gunmen assassinated one of the regime’s agents in Daraa countryside who serves as the “head of the branch of Al-Ba’ath Party” in Jasim town, by shooting him in the town, while his escorts were injured seriously, and the SOHR published hours ago, that it monitored an incident that is the first of kind since the regime forces regained control over Daraa province in July 2018, where an explosion rocked the area between Al-Harak city and Mulayha Al-Atash town in the eastern countryside of Daraa, it turned out to be caused by blowing a suicidal bomber himself up using a booby-trapped vehicle at a checkpoint of the regime’s Intelligence and gunmen loyal to them, on the road in the area, which resulted in the killing of 6 members at least and the injury of others, and the number of casualties may increase because of the presence of injuries in critical situation, in addition to the presence of information about other casualties, and the SOHR published on the 26th of July 2019, that it learned from reliable sources that the regime forces found a mass grave contains the remains of about 13 members of the regime forces, and in the details obtained by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights; a mass grave was found on the road between Nawa city and Sheikh Saad in the western countryside of Daraa, where the grave contains the remains of about 13 members of the regime forces, and according to the information obtained by the SOHR; the members were killed in clashes that took place about 6 years ago between rebel opposition battalions against the regime forces in the western countryside of Daraa.