Security vacuum in Daraa | Unknown assailants assassinate Shiite old man in western countryside • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Security vacuum in Daraa | Unknown assailants assassinate Shiite old man in western countryside

Daraa  Province – Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: SOHR activists have confirmed that unknown gunmen shot dead an old man of Shiite community in Tafas town in the western countryside of Daraa.

 

Since the beginning of security chaos in Daraa in early June 2019, Syrian Observatory activists have documented more than 464 attacks and assassination attempts by gunfire and detonations of IEDs, motorcycle-bombs and car-bombs. These attacks and assassinations claimed the lives of 303 persons, and they are as follows:

 

  • 70 civilians, including seven women and four children

 

  • 159 regime soldiers, loyalists and collaborators with regime security services

 

  • 47 fighters of the faction who struck “reconciliation and settlements” deals with the regime and became in the ranks of regime’s security branches, including former commanders

 

  • 17 Syrian militiamen affiliated to the Lebanese Hezbollah and Iranian forces

 

  • Six members of the so-called 5th Corps which was established by Russia.
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