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Syrian Red Crescent promises to evacuate critical patients from Rukban camp; explosion in Syria kills six Russian Wagner mercenaries

Editing: Hasan Borhan |
TranslationEditor: Vera Halvorsen |
Translation: Nouha Salti

Local and field news:

Syrian Red Crescent teams promised medical groups in the Rukban camp to evacuate critical patients from the camp near the Jordanian-Syrian border, 240 kilometers southeast of Homs, to Damascus for treatment.

In Northern Syria, a media activist survived an assassination attempt by unknown persons near the city Jisr al-Shughur (32 kilometers west of Idlib).

On Monday, an explosive device injured three civilians in a village in the al-Rai area in Northeastern Aleppo, Northern Syria.

The price of oil increased by 50 percent in areas outside Syrian government control in Hama, Central Syria, as winter approaches.

Four health centers in the al-Ghab Plain in Northern Hama, Central Syria, closed partially due to the lack of financial support.

The Syrian government demanded residents of Northern Homs, Central Syria, to pay income taxes that have accumulated during the past seven years, despite harsh economic conditions in the area.

On Monday, unknown persons killed a member of the Islamic State (IS) two days after abducting him from the town of al-Kishkiyah, 75 kilometers east of Deir al-Zor, Eastern Syria.

The Syrian Democratic Forces confiscated an oil shipment in the al-Raqqa governorate, Northeastern Syria.

The Syrian government forces detained the Free Syrian Army (FSA) former commander Fadi al-Asimi in the Daraa governorate, Southern Syria.

The negotiating committee in the city of Daraa started accompanying men who are at the age of recruitment to the governorate recruitment branches to submit their compulsory military service papers to prevent them from being detained and recruited on the spot.

In Damascus, the Syrian government forces started adjusting the statuses of people in the city of Saqba, to allow them to continue working and studying.

The Syrian government forces detained young men from the village of al-Bouaidah, Southern Damascus, after a Syrian government forces member was stabbed and killed in the nearby village of Ghazal.

The Shuhada al-Qaryaten Brigade of the FSA denied dealing with the Hezbollah Lebanese militia in Eastern Syria.

International and political news:

The Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta reported that an unknown explosion killed six mercenaries working for the Russian private military company Wagner in Syria.

The newspaper added that the explosion targeted a Syrian government police base on the road between the governorates of Deir al-Zor and Damascus, killing 11 people, including the six mercenaries.

The Turkish authorities arrested 24 suspected Islamic State members during several security operations in Turkey.