The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Losses in civilians in al-Qaritin, and clashes continue in Homs countryside

Homs province: Regime forces opened heavy machine gun fire on al-Waer neighborhood, no reports of losses. 5 civilians from one family were killed by targeting them around al-Qaritin which was taken over by IS yesterday after an attack and clashes against the regime leading to the death of 24 IS and 28 regime forces, the village connect IS controlled areas in eastern Qalamoun with the eastern countryside of Homs. Clashes took place between the two sides around Mahin town, and Jazal oil field in an attempt by IS to gain control on oil areas in Homs countryside, reports of losses in both sides.