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Two Separate Attacks Kill Six Pro-regime Forces in Daraa

Two Separate Attacks Kill Six Pro-regime Forces in Daraa

Monday, 23 December, 2019 - 06:15
Residents inspect damage from what activists said were barrel bombs dropped by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad in Tafas town in Daraa, Syria, July 2, 2015. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Faqir

Syria's Daraa governorate witnessed 3 separate attacks during the past hours, which left five members affiliated to the 4th Division of the Regime Army dead.

This came after an armed attack on one of their checkpoints in Sad Saham al-Golan in the western countryside of Daraa, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported after it monitored the continuation of assassinations in the area.

The war monitor said that all of the casualties were “reservists”, one person was killed by unidentified gunfire in Bosr al-Harir town east of Daraa, while unknown assailants tried to assassinate a member of the political security by shooting him in Al-Sanamin city north of Daraa city, left him injured.

This raises the number of attacks and assassination attempts in various forms and methods by IEDs, mines, car-bombs and shooting, during the period from last June to date, which increased to more than 215 attacks.

Meanwhile, the number of persons killed following these attempts during the same period reached 153, including 24 civilians, in addition to 79 members of regime forces and allied militias and collaborators with the security forces.

Also, 27 members of opposition factions who made “Settlements and reconciliations” and joined the regime security services were also killed, including former leaders and 16 members of Syrian militias affiliated to Lebanese “Hezbollah” and Iranian forces, in addition to six members of the so-called “Fifth Corps” established by Russia.

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