Ongoing insecurity | Unidentified gunmen attempt to kill civilian in north Daraa countryside • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Ongoing insecurity | Unidentified gunmen attempt to kill civilian in north Daraa countryside

Daraa province: A civilian from Jasem city has been wounded by unidentified gunmen in the public square in central Jasem city and was dispatched to a hospital. The attempted murder is part of the continuous insecurity taking place in east Daraa countryside.

Accordingly, the number of people who were killed across Daraa province since the start of the recent agreements has risen to 63. The fatalities were distributed as follows:

• 33 civilians, including a child, some of them were former fighter and gave up fighting after striking reconciliation deals in 2018.

• 26 regime soldiers, members of the Russian-backed 5th Corps and regime “collaborators”.

• Four of local militants who rejected striking settlements.

Since the beginning of the security chaos in Daraa in early June 2019, Syrian Observatory activists have documented more than 1,246 attacks and assassination attempts by gunfire and detonations of IEDs, motorcycle-bombs and car-bombs. These attacks and assassinations claimed the lives of 673 persons, categorised as follows:

• Four of local militants who rejected striking settlements.

• 280 civilians, including 15 women and 26 children

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

• 155 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

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

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

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