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Assad forces attack Daraa with ground-to-ground missiles

Assad forces attack Daraa with ground-to-ground missiles
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Daraa (Syria News) Assad forces and its allied militias attacked the opposition-held areas in Daraa, using ground-to-ground missiles, Enab Baladi News reported on Friday.

The news outlet revealed that, today, more than 15 ground-to-ground missiles were fired on the neighborhoods of Daraa, since the early morning; however, no casualties were reported.

The shelling also extended to the town of Tafas, in the western countryside of the province, in addition to several cities and towns in the eastern countryside.

Meanwhile, pro-regime media outlets pointed out that regime artillery troops are carrying out heavy shelling on the opposition’s headquarters in Daraa al-Balad.

The shelling is coinciding with a negotiation meeting between the factions of Daraa and Russia in the city of Basra al-Sham, to cease military operations in the area.

Furthermore, the martyrs’ documentation office in Daraa has documented the killing of 14 opposition fighters, after clashes with the regime forces in the city of Daraa, and its eastern and western countryside.

It is noteworthy that three civilians were killed in field executions by Assad forces, east of Daraa, while eight others, mostly women and children, were killed in raids and artillery shelling on the vicinity of the city and its eastern countryside.

Moreover, the Syrian Network for Human Rights has documented the killing of 214 civilians, including 65 children and 43 women, as well as the displacement of 198 civilians in the city of Daraa.

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