Homs (Syria News) The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported, on Friday, that the Syrian regime forces have shelled some areas in Houla, in the northern countryside of Homs Province.
The SOHR revealed that the regime forces shelled Al Houla area, in the northern countryside of Homs Province, causing material damage to the property of the citizens, but no casualties were reported.
In the meantime, the opposition factions attacked a headquarters belonging to the regime forces in the vicinity of Kisaiyn area, in northern the province, leaving casualties among the ranks of the regime forces and their allied militias.
The regime forces also conducted rocket shelling on areas in Hamrat and Salim villages, near Salamiyah – Homs Highway, causing material damage; however, no casualties were reported.
It is noteworthy that anti-government protests broke out in March 2011, and clashes between regime forces and protestors in Homs intensified in April. In early May 2011, the Syrian army conducted a military campaign against anti-government protesters in Homs, some of whom were armed and fired on security forces.