The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Security vacuum | Unknown gunmen eliminate member of regime-affiliated group in Daraa countryside

Daraa province: A member of a local group affiliated to regime forces was found dead with gunshot wounds on a road in Daraa countryside, after having been kidnapped on the road between Tafas and Daraa.


It is worth noting that the local group is involved in kidnappings, looting thefts and banditries in the western countryside of Daraa, as well as involving in drug business.


This coincides with the escalating security chaos in regime-controlled areas, especially Daraa province.


Since early 2024, SOHR activists have documented 124 incidents of security disorder in Daraa province, which left 166 people dead; and they are as follows:


  • 48 civilians, including three women and 15 children.


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


  • Eight men accused of “involving in drug business.”


  • Five members of the Russian-backed 8th Brigade.


  • 13 ISIS members, including a commander.


  • 42 members of local factions.


  • A regime dissident colonel.


  • Four persons collaborating with the Lebanese Hezbollah.


  • One unidentified person.