The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Idlib | Druze man and his wife killed in Jabal Al-Samaq village

Idlib province: The body of a Druze man and his wife was found with gunshot wounds in front of their home in Kaftin village in Jabal Al-Samaq village in the northern countryside of Idlib.

On August 12, some residents of Qalb Loza village in Jabal Al-Samaq in Idlib countryside appealed to HTS to protect their village from attacks by members of the Turkestan party, after Kurdistan party member attacked a woman and her child.

The leader of Hayyat Tahrir Al-Sham, Al-Julani, had visited Jabal Al-Samaq weeks earlier while inaugurating water well feeding the village and promised people to provide more services to the village and the residents.

On August 1, SOHR activists reported that unidentified gunmen on a motorbike targeted a young man near Koko village in north-western Idlib in HTS areas, which led to his death affected by the wounds he sustained due to gunshots.

Accordingly, SOHR activists have documented 26 incidents of security disorder in areas held by HTS and factions in Idlib and the surrounding countryside, which left 29 people dead, and they are as follows:

• 21 civilians, including two women and four children.

• Three combatants, including an HTS fighter.

• Five unidentified people.