The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Security chaos | Two gu*nmen shoot a civilian de*ad in Hama countryside

Hama province: Two unidentified gunmen shot a man dead in Tala’ada Village in northern Salmiya countryside, before the gunmen fled to an unknown destination, while the investigations are ongoing to reveal the details of the crime.

This comes in light of ongoing security chaos in regime-held areas.

The Syrian Observatory has documented 194 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 222 fatalities: 48 women, 152 young and adult men and 22 children. The fatalities are distributed regionally as follows:
• Rif Dimashq: 31 murder crimes left five women, four children and 24 men dead.
• Latakia: 21 murder crimes left nine men, 12 women and six children dead.
• Al-Suwaidaa: 29 murder crimes left three children, 23 men and four women dead.
• Homs: 16 murder crimes left 12 men, thre women and a child dead
• Hama: 22 murder crimes left a child, three women and 20 men dead.
• Daraa: 25 murder crimes left 26 men and seven women dead.
• Damascus: 13 murder crimes left four women, a child and eight men dead.
• Aleppo: 12 murder crimes left six men, three children and five women dead.
• Deir Ezzor: 17 murders crimes left two children, two women and 16 men dead.
• Al-Hasakah: Two murder crime left one woman and one young man dead.
• Al-Qunaitrah: One murder crime left one young man dead.
• Tartus: Four murder crimes left two women, a little girl and a man dead.
• Idlib: One murder crime left five civilians dead