RPG attack | Five members of 4th Division injured in western Daraa • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

RPG attack | Five members of 4th Division injured in western Daraa

Daraa Province – Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: Syrian Observatory activists have reported an attack with rocket-propelled grenades (RPG) fired by unknown gunmen, in the early hours of Monday morning, on headquarters of the 4th Division in Nahaj village in the western countryside of Daraa. The attack resulted in the injury of five former opposition fighters who had struck reconciliation deals and joined the 4th Division.

 

Since the beginning of the security chaos in Daraa in early June 2019, Syrian Observatory activists have documented more than 899 attacks and assassination attempts by gunfire and detonations of IEDs, motorcycle-bombs and car-bombs. These attacks and assassinations claimed the lives of 593 persons, categorised as follows:

 

  • 163 civilians, including 12 women and 16 children

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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