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Syrian government shelling injures civilians in Southern Idlib; unknown persons write slogans against Bashar al-Assad and Baath Party on walls in Daraa

Editing: Mohamad Alaa |
TranslationEditor: Farah Nassif |
Translation: Glory Jabr
Publication date: 2018/12/01 11:53

Field and local news:

On Saturday, the Syrian government forces shelled the village of al-Tah in Southern Idlib, Northern Syria, injuring five civilians, hours after the conclusion of the Astana meetings on a ceasefire.

The head of the Civil Defense center in Nahiyat al-Tamaniah, Musaab al-Qadour, said that the Syrian government forces stationed at the Abu Dali checkpoints shelled the neighborhoods of al-Tah using surface-to-surface missiles, injuring three women and two men. The wounded were transferred to the hospitals of Idlib.

The Free Idlib Education Directorate announced that they temporarily shut down schools in the village of al-Tah for fear of repeated Syrian government forces shelling.

The Education Directorate stated that they closed the schools for Dec. 1 and 2 to save the lives of students and educational staff.

In a statement, the Violet Organization announced its readiness to cooperate with what it called the concerned party after the Salvation Government arrested an official in the organization Idlib in Northern Syria.

The Violet Organization published the statement in its Facebook page saying, “We declare our readiness to cooperate with the concerned authority to ensure justice and return rights to its owners and to hold those responsible accountable by the rules of justice and equity.”

Clashes killed and injured 10 Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighters and Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) members near the city of Aleppo, Northern Syria.

A source from the FSA said that an SDF group infiltrated from its sites in the Tal Jegan to the FSA’s Third Corps sites in the vicinity of the Abla village (34 kilometers north of Aleppo). As a result, the two sides clashed, killing a FSA fighter and injuring two others. The clashes also killed two SDF members and injured three others.

On Friday, FSA snipers killed a Syrian government forces member in Northern Hama, Central Syria.

Local activists and a military source reported that FSA’s Jaysh al-Ezza snipers targeted Syrian government forces stationed at the Zlin checkpoint in Northern Hama, killing a member of the latter.

Sixty civilians fled from the city of al-Shaafa, 100 kilometers southeast of Deir al-Zor,  Eastern Syria, to the SDF-controlled areas in the governorate.

Sources from the SDF said that civilians managed to leave the city, which is controlled by the Islamic State, through the al-Badia road towards Badia al-Alwani on Friday.

Unknown persons wrote slogans against the Syrian government in the streets of a city and a town in the area of al-Sanamayn in the governorate of Daraa, Southern Syria.

A local source reported that on Thursday night, unknown persons wrote slogans on government buildings, shops and public walls in the city of al-Sanamayn. The slogans calls for the overthrow of the Syrian regime, its President Bashar al-Assad, and the Baath Socialist Arab Party. Syrian government members and the elders of the town wiped the slogans on the next day.