Mysterious circumstances | Dr-ug user sh-ot de-ad inside his house in northern countryside of Deir Ezzor
Deir Ezzor province: A civilian was shot dead, in mysterious circumstances, inside his house in Khasham town which is controlled by regime forces and Iranian militias affiliated to them in the northern countryside of Deir Ezzor, without knowing the identity of the perpetrators. It is noted that the killed person was a drug user.
Areas under the control of regime forces and Iranian militias are witnessing a wide proliferation of drug users and dealers among the popular communities, in light of the absence of the role of the security services to combat them.
The Syrian Observatory has documented 155 murders in regime-controlled areas since early 2023, where domestic violence and armed robbery were behind some of these murders, while motives behind the others remained unknown. These murder crimes left 172 fatalities: 39 women, 114 young and adult men and 19 children. The fatalities are distributed regionally as follows:
Rif Dimashq: 24 murder crimes left five women, two children and 18 men dead.
Latakia: 18 murder crimes left nine men, nine women and five children dead.
Al-Suwaidaa: 23 murder crimes left three children, 16 men and four women dead.
Homs: 13 murder crimes left nine men, a woman and a child dead.
Hama: 15 murder crimes left a child, 12 men and a woman dead.
Daraa: 19 murder crimes left 16 men and five women dead.
Damascus: 11 murder crimes left three women, a child and seven men dead.
Aleppo: Ten murder crimes left three children and five women and four men dead.
Deir Ezzor: 15 murder crimes left two children, two women and 14 men dead.
Al-Hasakah: One murder crime left one woman dead.
Al-Qunaitrah: One murder crime left one young man dead.
Tartus: Four murder crimes left two women and a little girl dead.
Idlib: One murder crime left five civilians dead.