Regime military build-up | Regime forces bring in new reinforcement to western Daraa
Daraa Province – Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: SOHR sources have monitored large build-ups of regime forces and loyalists in Daraa countryside for the second consecutive day. Regime forces brought in new military reinforcement to Tal Al-Khudor, Al-Sarw checkpoint, Ataman and Al-Yadoudah in the western countryside of Daraa.
Meanwhile, tension is prevailing in Al-Muzayrib, amid popular concern of a military operation by regime forces. Regime forces have threatened to launch a broad offensive in the town in order to arrest former opposition commander who killed nine regime affiliates on Monday.
Yesterday, SOHR sources monitored public concerns prevailing in rural Daraa of launching a military operation, following the arrival of regime’s military build-ups in several areas.
Regime forces have brought in 50 vehicles carrying soldiers with heavy machine guns aboard, to Sheikh Miskine, Tal al-Khidir and Sheikh Sa’ad.
Some 100 infantry soldiers have also set off from Taseel town to Sheikh Sa’ad.
Observatory activists reported earlier that morning seeing regime forces and loyalists bringing in large military reinforcement to Al-Yadudah town and Tal Al-Khudor, adjacent to Daraa city to the western flank. Reports suggested that regime forces intend to storm Al-Muzayrib town, in order to arrest the former opposition commander, who killed nine regime affiliates on Monday.
The commander in question supposed to be handed over by the area’s dignitaries, with Russian mediation. However, the commander still hiding.
On the other hand, regime forces brought in other military reinforcement to the 52nd Brigade and the 38th Brigade, east of Daraa city, for the purpose of boosting their posts and positions in the wake of escalating assassinations there.
“SOHR camera” in Al-Muzayrib town where widespread tension is prevailing, after the killing of nine regime affiliates on Monday