Murders in regime areas | Two civilians killed by a “drug” dealer in Talbisa
Homs province: SOHR activists have documented the death of two civilians from Talbisa city in northern Homs countryside, where they were directly shot by a person driving his car in the city.
According to reliable SOHR sources, the person who killed the two civilians is locally known as one of the most prominent drug dealers in the area and is supported by the Lebanese Hezbollah militias, where the parents of the victims arrested one of the perpetrator’s realitves and burnt his motorbike and took him to an unknown destination.
The Syrian Observatory has documented 117 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 127 civilians: 22 children, 22 women and 83 men, dead. The fatalities are distributed regionally as follows:
• Al-Suwaidaa: 32 civilians: four children, including an infant, three women and 25 men.
• Rif Dimashq: 23 civilians: six children, five women and 12 men, including an Iraqi man.
• Homs: 17 civilians: Two little girls, four women and 11 men.
• Hama: 12 civilians: an infant, three women and eight 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: Eight people: Six men, a child and a woman.
• Al-Raqqah: Two men.
• Latakia: Four civilians: two women, a child and a man.
• Al-Quneitra: A child.