Latakia | Locals accuse smuggling and shabiha gang of assassinating regime officer in countryside
Latakia governorate – Syrian Observatory for Human Rights:
Uncertainty still surrounds the murder of a regime officer, a few days ago, who was killed in attack on Al-Fawwar security checkpoint in Jableh countryside in Latakia on Sunday April 11.
According to sources, unidentified gunmen attacked the checkpoint and shot the regime officer dead, before fleeing to an unknown destination. The officer hails from the village of al-Ashrafieh in Jableh, while residents accuse a smuggling and shabiha (pro-regime armed group) of killing the regime officer. Investigations are still under way, according to a security source.