For the first time since the displacement of Rif Dimashq people, armed attack targets a checkpoint of the regime forces • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

For the first time since the displacement of Rif Dimashq people, armed attack targets a checkpoint of the regime forces

Local sources said that unidentified gunmen attacked a checkpoint of the regime forces this evening, on the outskirts of Douma city in Rif Dimashq, and according to sources of the Syrian Observatory, the sound of light machine guns were heard near the “Medical Tower” checkpoint of the State Security Branch, while the Syrian Observatory monitored a security alert among the regime forces in the area following the incident, but no information about casualties so far.

This attack is considered the first of its kind since the displacement of the oppositionist people of Rif Dimashq to the Syrian north.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored on the 10th of December 2019 that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored graffiti writings wrote by anonymous persons on some walls in Beit Al-Jinn village in Jabal al-Haramoun “Al-Sheikh” south-west of the capital Damascus, where these anonymous persons wrote anti-regime writings demanding the release of detainees and the Iranian militias to leave the Syrian territory.

On December 6, SOHR reported that phrases were seen on walls of houses in Deir Maker town in Damascus’ countryside, demanding to release the detainees from the Syrian regime’s prisons, and expressing rejection for the Iranian presence in Syria.

It is noteworthy that the areas that came under control of regime forces after evacuating the armed groups and the residents who refused to struck reconciliation deals, witness repeated similar actions expressing the popular rejection against the presence of these militias.

On December 5, SOHR reported that reliable sources said that anonymous persons tore a picture of the head of the Syrian regime Bashar al-Assad, which was hanged on the building of a school in Douma city.

According to the sources of SOHR; unknown persons wrote anti-regime writings on the school’s walls, including “overthrow the regime, revolutionaries of Al-Ghouta are coming back, we demand the release of detainees”.

Local sources informed SOHR that the regime’s intelligence deployed 4 checkpoints in the vicinity of the school after the incident, in addition to closing the school completely, amid security tightening at all checkpoints in Douma city and its surroundings.

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