New murder | Woman stabbed to death in Homs countryside • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
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New murder | Woman stabbed to death in Homs countryside

Homs province: SOHR sources have reported that a woman in her thirties was found dead and dumped near Al-Haythamiyah village on the road between Homs and Tartus. It is worth noting that there were marks of nine stabs from a knife on the body of the woman who was from Samikah village in Talkalakh countryside to the west of Homs city near the Syria-Lebanon border. However, the identities of the murderers and motives behind this incident remain unknown.


The Syrian Observatory has documented 108 murders in regime-controlled areas since early 2022, where domestic violence and armed robbery were behind some of these murders, while motivations behind the others remained unknown. These murders left 116 civilians: 21 children, 21 women and 74 men, dead. The fatalities are distributed regionally as follows:


  • Al-Suwaidaa: 30 civilians: three children, including an infant, three women and 24 men.


  • Rif Dimashq: 21 civilians: six children, five women and ten men, including an Iraqi man.


  • Homs: 13 civilians: Two little girls, three women and eight men.


  • Hama: Ten civilians: an infant, three women and six men.


  • Daraa: Ten civilians: four children and six men.


  • Aleppo: Seven civilians: an infant and six men.


  • Damascus: Four civilians: a woman and three men.


  • Tartus: Seven civilians: Three women, three men and a child.


  • Deir Ezzor: Seven people: Five men, a child and a woman.


  • Al-Raqqah: Two men.


  • Latakia: Four civilians: two women, a child and a man.


  • Al-Quneitra: A child.