The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Alert situation prevails villages of al-Suwaidaa connected with the Syrian Desert in conjunction with the spread of regime forces’ members and the new reinforcements in these villages

Al-Suwaidaa Province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the countryside of al-Suwaidaa province is witnessing a situation of alert among the regime forces and their allies in its eastern part, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored the deployment of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them in the first-line villages adjacent to the eastern and northeastern desert of al-Suwaidaa, after the arrival of tens of vehicles, cars, and machines carrying hundreds of members of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them, accompanied by targeting by the regime forces for areas of presence of the “Islamic State” organization in al-Suwaidaa Desert by several shells, but no information about casualties so far, while areas in the desert are witnessing occasional artillery and rocket shelling, and gunfire, coincided with the overflights of warplanes in the sky of the area, and targeting areas in the Syrian desert.

The Syrian Observatory published on Friday the 4th of August that the fate of the negotiations between the representatives of the regime and al-Suwaidaa and between the “Islamic State” organization remains uncertain, in conjunction with anticipation for the release of the people who were abducted from villages adjacent to the desert of al-Suwaidaa Province, where members of the “Islamic State” organization are located, and this comes with information about breakthroughs in the case of abductees of al-Suwaidaa, where the “Islamic State” organization and after the loss of Jaysh Khalid Ibn al-Walid for al-Yarmouk Basin area west of Daraa, and insisted that the regime forces release its prisoners of the members of Jaysh Khalid Ibn al-Walid, and requested their release with other detainees at the regime forces including first-rank and second-rank leaders of Jaysh Khalid Ibn al-Walid, along with other detainees and members connected to the organization, while consultations are under way between the authorities of the regime to carry out the process, after the abduction of 30 children, girls, and woman from villages in the eastern countryside of al-Suwaidaa, and transferring them to areas of presence of the Organization in the Desert on the 25th of July 2018.