The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

For “refusing to sell narcotic pills” | Armed gang murd*ers a pharmacist in Al-Rostoun City in Homs

Homs province: A pharmacist was killed in his work place in Al-Rostoun City in Homs countryside, after an armed gang broke into his pharmacy and demanded narcotic pills that require medical prescription, where the gang shot him dead after he refused to sell them the pills.

The Syrian Observatory has documented 56 murders in regime-controlled areas since the bingeing of 2024, where domestic violence and armed robberies were behind some of these murders, while motives behind the others remained unknown. These murder crimes left 59 fatalities, including 12 women, 44 men and three children. The fatalities are distributed regionally as follows:


Daraa: 17 murder crimes left 11 men, including six women and a child dead.

Al-Suwaidaa: Five murder crimes left three men, a woman and a child dead

Rif Dimashq: Ten murder crimes left seven men, three woman and a child dead.

Homs: Seven murder crimes left seven civilians dead.

Hama: Three murder crimes left three civilians dead.

Al-Hasakah: Two murder crimes left two civilians dead.

Deir Ezzor: six murder crimes left six men dead.

Damascus: Two murder crimes left a woman and a man dead.

Lattakia: Two murder crimes left two men and a woman dead.

Tartous: Two murder crimes left two men dead