Al-Omari Mosque in Daraa Al-Balad
Escalation of assassinations in Daraa province
Local sources reported that the youth, “Ahmed Muhammad al-Saleh”, was killed on the afternoon of Sunday, October 17, as a result of being shot dead by unknown persons in the town of Adwan in the western countryside of Daraa.
Unidentified persons also shot dead, early Saturday morning (October 16), the youth, “Wahid Sobeih,” but the youth who was next to him, “Jamal al-Jahmani,” was wounded by two bullets, one in his foot and the other in his abdomen.
The former head of the Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Reconciliation Commission, “Ghassan al-Mahameed”, was wounded and was subsequently transferred to the National Hospital in Daraa, as a result of being targeted by direct fire by unknown persons, in the Al-Sad Road neighborhood in Daraa Al-Balad.
On Friday morning (October 15), the body of the youth, “Mohammed Hilal Al-Saleem” was found near the “Al-Shammari” mill, on the road between the towns of Muzayrib and Masaken Jalin, in the western countryside of Daraa. The victim hails from the village of Sison in the Yarmouk Basin region, and was kidnapped by unknown persons on October 12, in the “Al-Alan” area near the town of Sahem al-Golan.
“Musa Mahmoud Qwaider” was killed, as a result of being targeted by direct fire, by unknown assailants in the city of Nawa in the western countryside of Daraa on 14 October. Al-Maghdouri was working in the sweets industry.
Local sources mention that the regime’s military security is behind these assassinations to get rid of those who carried out reconciliation operations and refused to join the regime’s army and other influential figures.
The documentation office of the Horan Ahrar Gathering stated that the number of assassination attempts has reached to 11 since the beginning of last September, with 11 dead, 5 wounded, and 3 survivors.