المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

183 persons were killed in the most violent and bloodiest attack on Al-Suwaidaa city and its countryside which was accompanied by detonations by the organization

Al-Suwaidaa Province – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the number of casualties is still continuing to increase in Al-Suwaidaa province, as a result of the most violent and bloodiest attack since the beginning of the Syrian Revolution in 2011, where it rose to at least 183, the number of people who were killed and documented by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights today the 25th of July 2018, they are 89 citizens including 11 women and 3 children, and 94 gunmen most of them are of the people of the countryside of Al-Suwaidaa province, who took up arms to rebel the violent and surprising attack of the “Islamic State” organization, and many of the citizens were executed by gunfire of the organization, while the majority of casualties were killed in both eastern and north-eastern countryside of Al-Suwaidaa, and the death toll is expected to increase due to the presence of injured cases in serious conditions, and the presence of missing people whose destiny is not known until now, during the organization’s storming on the area, and intersected sources confirmed that the organization abducted a number of citizens and took them to its controlled areas in the north-eastern countryside of Al-Suwaidaa, while the sources confirmed to the SOHR that some families found corpses in their houses when they returned to their villages that have been attacked by the members of the organization.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also monitored that the number of casualties in the ranks of the “Islamic State” organization has increased, where it rose to 45 at least, the number of ISIS members who were killed in this violent attack on Al-Suwaidaa countryside and Al-Suwaidaa city, including 7 suicide bombers who blew themselves up in the city and in its countryside, while the SOHR monitored that Pro-regime gunmen have hanged up a member of the organization, local sources said that he was detained during the arrival of his body in a hospital in Al-Suwaidaa city, where he was executed and his body was hanged up in the city, amid a crowd of tens of citizens in the area, on the other hand, the Syrian Observatory monitored that the Pro-regime gunmen managed to advance again and take the control of the entire villages and positions which they lost in this attack, also a state of tension is prevailing Al-Suwaidaa city and the villages connected to its desert, for fear of renewing the attack by the organization.

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