المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Security chaos in Daraa | Number of kidnappings increases to three in one day

Daraa Governorate – Syrian Observatory for Human Rights:

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has monitored today new kidnapping in Daraa countryside. Unknown persons kidnapped a citizen of Palestinian nationality, in the town of Al-Muzayrip, west of Daraa.

Meanwhile, unidentified gunmen tried to kidnap a child in the Jalin area in Daraa countryside, while the child managed to escape.

Moreover, unknown assailants tried to kidnap a child today in Al-Karak al-Sharqi town in western rural Daraa, but their attempt failed and they fled.

On June 2, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored rise in security chaos in Daraa governorate. A 14-year-old boy was kidnaped on May 31, after leaving his home in Diniba in Izraa city, northeast of Daraa.

This brings the number of attacks and assassination attempts in various forms and methods by detonating IEDs, mines, booby-trapped vehicles and shootings from past June to date, to more than 491 attacks.

While the number of those who killed and died in the same period has risen to 323 persons, 80 of whom are civilians, including seven women and seven children

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