Tafas clashes | Calm prevails after three days of shelling and attacks in western Daraa countryside as cease-fire agreement reached • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
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Tafas clashes | Calm prevails after three days of shelling and attacks in western Daraa countryside as cease-fire agreement reached

Daraa province: SOHR sources have reported that a ceasefire agreement has been reached in Tafas area in western Daraa countryside, following a meeting between negotiating committee in Tafas and the head of the regime’s military security service in Daraa

According to SOHR sources, three former faction leaders attended the meeting, including two of the six people who 4th Division forces demanded to leave Tafas.

According to Syrian Observatory activists, caution prevails in Tafas and its surroundings after three days of clashes and shelling.

Yesterday, SOHR sources reported an exchange of medium and heavy machinegun fire between regime forces and local gunmen in plains to the south of Tafas city in the western countryside of Daraa for the third consecutive day.

On August 11, SOHR sources reported renewed confrontations between regime forces and their proxy militants on one hand, and local gunmen on the other in west Daraa countryside.

Meanwhile, plains around southern Tafas witnessed exchange of medium and heavy machinegun fire between regime forces and local gunmen.

Furthermore, regime forces fired mortars on that area, but no casualties were reported.

Two days earlier, SOHR activists reported ongoing clashes in the vicinity of Tafas in the western countryside of Daraa between local gunmen on the one hand and regime forces and their proxy militias on the other.

According to SOHR activists, regime forces managed to control posts south of Tafas on Al-Yadouda road.

The clashes and regime attack triggered an exodus of residents from southern Tafas and left civilians injured.

On Wednesday morning, SOHR activists reported that regime forces stationed in Al-Rai building targeted the southern plains surrounding Tafas city, in western Daraa countryside, with heavy machineguns in the early hours of Wednesday Morning.