Ongoing security chaos in Daraa | Unknown gunmen shoot civilian in western countryside • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Ongoing security chaos in Daraa | Unknown gunmen shoot civilian in western countryside

Daraa Province: Reliable sources have informed SOHR that unidentified gunmen opened fire on a civilian of a Bedouin tribe on the road between Tasil and Masaken Jilin on the outskirts of Tasil town in the western countryside of Daraa, injuring him  seriously .

Accordingly, the number of attacks in Daraa province since early January has risen to 27, which left 24 people: 15 civilians, seven regime-backed combatants and an individual with settled-status dead.

 

Since the beginning of the security chaos in Daraa in early June 2019, Syrian Observatory activists have documented more than 1,323 attacks and assassination attempts by gunfire and detonations of IEDs, motorcycle-bombs and car-bombs. These attacks and assassinations claimed the lives of 968 persons, categorised as follows:

 

  • Four local gunmen of anti-reconciliation groups.

 

  • 318 civilians, including 18 women and 26 children

 

  • 417 regime soldiers, loyalists and collaborators with regime security services.

 

  • 161 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.

 

  • 31 Syrian militiamen affiliated to the Lebanese Hezbollah and Iranian forces.

 

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