المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Homs | Tension grows in Talbiseh after the killing of regime officer

Reliable SOHR sources have confirmed that a former opposition fighter who reconciled with security services, shot dead a regime officer near the checkpoint of “Al-Jam’iyah Al-Fallahiyah” in Talbiseh city in the northern countryside of Homs, then he escaped.

 

According to SOHR sources, patrols of regime’s intelligence and security services set checkpoints in Talbiseh just after the incident, and carried out a security campaign arresting five persons who have relations with the murderer. Meanwhile, tension is growing in the city.

 

SOHR sources reported earlier this month that unknown gunmen on motorcycles attacked with heavy machineguns the regime’s checkpoint of “Al-Madrasah” in Talbiseh city in the northern countryside of Homs in at the previous day. The attack left one regime soldier dead, while four others sustained various injuries.

 

On June 25, SOHR activists said that a group belonging to the Military Intelligence branch in Homs arrested a member who settled his security situation with regime forces and joined the “Tiger Forces” in Talbiseh area in northern Homs.

 

Meanwhile, members of the “Tiger Forces” attacked a security detachment of the Military Intelligence branch at the entrance of Talbiseh city, arresting non-commissioned officer. The attack sparked security tension among these forces. Meanwhile, mediators intervened to resolve the dispute between the “Tiger Forces” and members of the Military Intelligence detachment, which ended up by releasing the two detained members.

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