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May 2012-05-19, Syrian Crisis Updated

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Ceasefire violations

A booby-trapped car explodes in Masaken Ghazi A’yash area which kills 9 people (one of them is Bashar Basheer Al-Jasim) and wounds around 100 others.

Armed rebels shoot dead young man Hazim Jarbou’ who is the brother of President of the Students’ Union in Deir Al-Zour.

Explosions happen in Joubar and Al-Soultania neighborhoods and government opponents talk about the Syrian Army’s bombardment of these neighborhoods while government supporters talk about clashes with insurgents.

A’baida Abd Al-Daher Nawaia is killed in Jourat Al-Shayah neighborhood and anti-government activists accuse the security force of killing him.

Anti-government activists say that the Syrian Army is bombarding Al-Kossour neighborhood.

A truck loaded with 200 kg of explosives explodes in between Tiebah Al-Emam and Al-Bwaida villages which kills the driver.

Clashes between the Syrian Army and armed rebels take place on Bab Al-Hawa – Kafr Karmeen road and result in the death of Hasan E’rabie and another person who is a supporter to the government, according to government opponents.

Abd Al-Jawad Al-Shaikh is killed in Khan Shekhoun area of Edlib countryside and anti-government activists accuse the security force of killing him.

An explosion followed by shooting happens in the dawn in Farkia village located in Al-Zaweya Mountain of Edlib countryside.

Media sources: “the border patrols thwart an attempt to illegally enter, coming from Turkey, through Al-Fouz and Al-Hassania villages of Edlib countryside after clashes resulted in the death of many gunmen, the injury of 3 patrols and the capture of large amount of arms.

Armed rebels attack a military point in Bab Al-Hawa area, located in Sarmada, with RPGs which is followed with clashes killed 2 soldiers from the Syrian Army and wounded 8 others in addition to the death of many gunmen, one of them is the leader Mohammad Razouk Abd Al-Hai.

A detonation of a bombing device happens in Al-Baath headquarter of Al-Bab area and gets followed by heavy shooting which results in only material damages.

Shooting is heard near Al-lairmoon roundabout and in Al-Sakhour area.

Unknowns fire on Al-Hamdania highway killing Wafa Al-Issa and both her children (Ibrahim Bataihi and Fatima Bataihi) and injuring Abd Al-Haleem Bataihi and his daughter Bothaina.

Heavy shooting and explosions are heard in Kafr Batna and Zamlka areas.

Shooting and explosions are heard in Joubar and Douman areas.

An explosion is heard nearby Zanoubia School located in Tareek Al-Sadd neighborhood.

A bombing device exploded last night in Al-A’waineh area and caused no damages.

Activists talk about clashes between the Syrian Army and insurgents in Al-Haffa area and Al-Kheder neighborhood.

The so-called “Shohada Al-Atareb” announces its control over Al-Atareb town’s entrances after killing soldiers of the Syrian Army in the checkpoints.

“Tansikiat Homs” Facebook page posts 4 names (Fouad Ghazoul, Ammar Arabi, Abaida Abd Al-Daher Nawaia and Abd Al-Elah Abd Al-Hafeez Al-Fadel) and accuses the security force of killing them in different areas of Homs.

Anti-government activists say that the Syrian Army checkpoints in Al-Zaweya Mountain are shooting randomly.

Funeral of Fathi A’jaj turns into a demonstration in Joubar area and anti-government activists accuse the security force of killing him.

Deir Al-Zour

A booby-trapped car explodes in Masaken Ghazi A’yash area which kills 9 people (one of them is Bashar Basheer Al-Jasim) and wounds around 100 others.

The international observers’ delegation visits the explosion’ site in Masaken Ghazi A’yash area and also visits Ahmad Tah Hwaidi Hospital to inspect the victims.

SANA: explosive devices and belts were seized yesterday in a gunmen’s cache in Deir Al-A’teek neighborhood.

Unknowns hijacked 2 buses belong to one of the Public Oil Companies in Al-Shehail and Theban areas.

Abed Al-Naser Al-Sair, Salah Al-Ali Al-Sair, Fawaz Al-Salama, Diaa Al-Salama and Nour Al-Salama get arrested in Al-Kouria area under the charges of participating in armed activities.

A demonstration takes place in Mohasan village during the UN delegation’s visit.

Armed rebels shoot dead young man Hazim Jarbou’ who is the brother of President of the Students’ Union in Deir Al-Zour.

Students’ demonstration occurs in the Faculty of Agriculture.

Aleppo

Pro-government Students’ demonstration takes place in Aleppo University.

A detonation of a bombing device happens in Al-Baath headquarter of Al-Bab area and gets followed by heavy shooting which results in only material damages.

Shooting is heard near Al-lairmoon roundabout and in Al-Sakhour area.

Unknowns fire on Al-Hamdania highway killing Wafa Al-Issa and both her children (Ibrahim Bataihi and Fatima Bataihi) and injuring Abd Al-Haleem Bataihi and his daughter Bothaina.

Evening demonstrations take place in Manbaj and Kafr Nouran areas and in Al-Atareb town; gunmen participated in it.

The so-called “Shohada Al-Atareb” announces its control over Al-Atareb town’s entrances after killing soldiers of the Syrian Army in the checkpoints.

Amred militia kidnaps Sergeant Imad Farzat in Kafr Hamra area.

Evening demonstrations occur in Al-Soukarey, Saif Al-Dawla, Bostan Al-Kaser and Al-Halak neighborhoods.

Funeral of Farouk Habto takes place in A’zaz town and turns into a demonstration.

Homs

Explosions happen in Joubar and Al-Soultania neighborhoods and government opponents talk about the Syrian Army’s bombardment of these neighborhoods while government supporters talk about clashes with insurgents.

A’baida Abd Al-Daher Nawaia is killed in Jourat Al-Shayah neighborhood and anti-government activists accuse the security force of killing him.

Morning anti-government gathering takes place in Al-Dar Al-Kabera village of Homs countryside.

Media source: "Reconciliation and Forgiveness" conference takes place in Al-A’bbasia neighborhood.

Anti-government activists say that the Syrian Army is bombarding Al-Kossour neighborhood.

“Tansikiat Homs” Facebook page posts 4 names (Fouad Ghazoul, Ammar Arabi, Abaida Abd Al-Daher Nawaia and Abd Al-Elah Abd Al-Hafeez Al-Fadel) and accuses the security force of killing them in different areas of Homs.

Hama

An anti-government gathering takes place in Al-Salamia area during the UN delegation’s visit to the area.

A truck loaded with 200 kg of explosives explodes in between Tiebah Al-Emam and Al-Bwaida villages which kills the driver.

Many bombing devices, placed by gunmen in Hamza towers in Al-Arb’een neighborhood, get dismantled.

Demonstrations occur in Al-Manakh and Bab Kabley neighborhoods and in the villages of Al-Touba and Jabal Shahashbo of Hama countryside.

Edlib

Clashes between the Syrian Army and armed rebels take place on Bab Al-Hawa – Kafr Karmeen road and result in the death of Hasan E’rabie and another person who is a supporter to the government, according to government opponents.

Abd Al-Jawad Al-Shaikh is killed in Khan Shekhoun area of Edlib countryside and anti-government activists accuse the security force of killing him.

An explosion followed by shooting happens in the dawn in Farkia village located in Al-Zaweya Mountain of Edlib countryside.

An explosive device, placed by gunmen in Al-Shaikh Salaf neighborhood, was dismantled yesterday.

Demonstrations take place in Kafr Yahmoul and Ma’rshoureen villages and in Hass town of Edlib countryside; others occur in Ma’rat Al-Nouman and Jeser Al-Shoghour areas.

A video shows 30 gunmen surrounding Abd Al-Samad Al-Saied who declares himself as a “the civic Leader” and announces the formation of “Al-Haramain Al-Sharefien” battalion in Edlib countryside. Media sources: “the border patrols thwart an attempt to illegally enter, coming from Turkey, through Al-Fouz and Al-Hassania villages of Edlib countryside after clashes resulted in the death of many gunmen, the injury of 3 patrols and the capture of large amount of arms.

3 explosive devices, 2 of them on Jeser Al-Shoghour – Darkoush road and the third one on Edlib – Areha road, get dismantled.

Armed rebels attack a military point in Bab Al-Hawa area, located in Sarmada, with RPGs which is followed with clashes killed 2 soldiers from the Syrian Army and wounded 8 others in addition to the death of many gunmen, one of them is the leader Mohammad Razouk Abd Al-Hai.

Anti-government activists say that the Syrian Army checkpoints in Al-Zaweya Mountain are shooting randomly.

Damascus Countryside

Heavy shooting and explosions are heard in Kafr Batna and Zamlka areas.

Shooting and explosions are heard in Joubar and Douman areas.

Evening anti-government gatherings take place in Al-A’sali, Al-Kaboun and Barzeh neighborhoods; others occur in Harasta and Douma areas and raise slogans demand arming the Free Army militia.

Funeral of Fathi A’jaj turns into a demonstration in Joubar area and anti-government activists accuse the security force of killing him.

The so-called “Sa’d Ben Abi Wakkas” battalion in Daraya area of Damascus countryside distributes flyers threatening to kill the public committees in the area.

Damascus

A morning anti-government gathering takes place in Al-Midan neighborhood.

Funerals of 13 soldiers and security men, wo have died during clashes with insurgents in Damascus, Damascus Countryside, Aleppo, Hama, Homs and Dara’a initiate from Tashreen and Halab military hospitals and from Al-Watani Hospital of Al-Swaida and Al-Shourta hospital of Harasta.

The Truth website broadcasts a video of gunmen “torturing and beating” a person for supporting the Syrian security force.

Government opponents cut off Korniesh Al-Midan road with burning tires and cleaning workers reopen it.

Daraa

An explosion is heard nearby Zanoubia School located in Tareek Al-Sadd neighborhood.

Demonstrations occur in Om Walad village and in Enkhil and Ebta’ towns of Dara’a countryside.

Funeral of Samir Al-Faourie and Fayad A’dnan Barakat Al-Shalhoub turns into a demonstration in Al-Shaikh Maskeen area.

Evening demonstrations take place Al-Harak area and in Al-Kashef and Tafas towns.

Lattakia

A bombing device exploded last night in Al-A’waineh area and caused no damages.

Activists talk about clashes between the Syrian Army and insurgents in Al-Haffa area and Al-Kheder neighborhood.

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