The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

IED attack | Explosion targets joint patrol of regime security services in eastern Daraa

Daraa province: SOHR sources have report that unknown gunmen ambushed a joint patrol of regime security services, while it was passing on the road between Al-Harak city and Al-Surah town in the eastern countryside of Daraa, where the gunmen detonated an IED and opened fire on the patrol. However, no casualties have been reported.


Since early 2023, the number of attacks documented by SOHR in Daraa province has risen to 221, which left 167 people dead; and they are as follows:


  • 65 civilians, including two children, a boy, three women, a judge and 17 men accused of “involving in drug business.”


  • 72 regime soldiers, members and collaborators with regime security services.


  • 11 former fighters who did not join any military formation, after striking reconciliation deals.


  • Six ISIS members.


  • Four ex-combatants with settled-status working for regime services and backed militias.


  • Two people working for the Lebanese Hezbollah, including a commander.


  • One “collaborator” with Iranian-backed militias.


  • An ex-fighter in the former “Jabhat Al-Nusra.”


  • Two members of anti-regime local factions.


  • Two unidentified persons.