The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Homs | “Shujaa Al-Ali” gang close to “Hezbollah” executes woman and her child and injures three of her children

Homs province: A woman in her thirties and her child were field executed, and three of her children were injured, by an armed gang of “Shujaa Al-Ali”, one of the most prominent persons close to the Military Intelligence Division and Lebanese “Hezbollah”, in Shin village in Homs countryside, where a gang stopped the car they were traveling in and killed the woman and her daughter before the eyes of the rest of her children without any deterrence.
According to SOHR sources, the family hails from Teldo Al-Houlah village northwest of Homs city, where they were on their way to Lebanon, on the intent to travel to the place of the head of the family.
“Shujaa Al-Ali” gang is engaged in kidnapping operations on the Syrian-Lebanese border, in order to obtain large ransoms.
The Syrian Observatory has documented 199 murders in regime-controlled areas since early 2023, where domestic violence and armed robberies were behind some of these murders, while motives behind the others remained unknown. These murder crimes left 228 fatalities: 51 women, 154 young and adult men and 23 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: 18 murder crimes left 13 men, four women and two children dead

• Hama: 22 murder crimes left a child, three women and 20 men dead.

• Daraa: 27 murder crimes left 27 men and eight women dead.

• Damascus: 13 murder crimes left four women, a child and eight men dead.

• Aleppo: 13 murder crimes left six men, three children and six 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 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.