المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

After kidnapping one of their members, “Sheikh al-Karama” forces attack security centers in Salkhad and detain officers

Sources of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that clashes took place today with machineguns inside the telephone department building in Salkhad city in al-Suwaidaa countryside, between members of “Sheikh al-Karama” forces and members of regime’s military security, no information about casualties.

According to the Syrian Observatory’s sources, the clashes were caused by the kidnapping of a member of “Sheikh al-Karama” forces a few days ago.

Meanwhile, “Sheikh al-Karama” forces detained several officers of the regime forces from a military post near “Abd Mar” Shrine in Salkhad.

Moreover, forces of “Sheikh al-Karama” issued a statement in which they took responsibility of detaining regime forces members, also the statement noted that detaining these soldiers came after they found out that a member of “Sheikh al-Karama” forces is present in one of the security branches of the regime, and that he is accused of dealing with the Israeli occupation and was classified as a terrorist because he belongs to forces of “Sheikh al-Karama”.

On the 13th of February 2020, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored an attack with machineguns targeted the military security detachment in Salkhad city, which caused significant material damage in citizens’ homes.

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