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People find decomposing bodies of two women and child in Daraa governorate

Editing: Kaled Abdul-hamid |
Translation: Glory Jabr
Publication date: 2020/07/02 07:57

Daraa - SMART

On Thursday, people found decomposing bodies of two women and a child in  the Syrian government-controlled Daraa governorate, Southern Syria.

Local and medical sources reported to SMART that the people found a decomposing body of an unknown woman in her 30s in the western plains of the town of Tasil (26 kilometers northwest of Daraa).

The sources added that the woman died about 10 days ago, without knowing the cause of death. The body of the woman was transported in an ambulance to the city of Nawa and buried there.

The people also found two bodies, one of a 30-year-old woman and the other of a four-year-old child in the Kawkab area, north of the town of Sahem al-Golan. The two bodies were transferred to the Daraa National Hospital until being identified, without additional information, according to local sources.

Earlier, people found the body of a former Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighter killed by gunshots in his head in Tafas, 13 kilometers northwest of Daraa, Southern Syria.

Frequent shooting incidents occur in the Daraa governorate, targeting Syrian government forces members, former FSA fighters, and former employees of local councils, amidst accusations by activists against the Syrian government forces to be responsible for these incidents. 

In July 2018, the Syrian government forces gained total control of the Daraa governorate after concluding reconciliation agreements with FSA factions under a Russian sponsorship. The agreements included a ceasefire, handing over the FSA weapons, and allowing people who refuse to reconcile to head for Northern Syria. The agreement guaranteed that the Syrian government forces would not prosecute those who wish to stay in Daraa.