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February 2012-02-24, Syrian Crisis Updated

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Homs

Armed rebels attack security checkpoint in Al-Hamedia neighborhood resulting in the death of a security man and the injury of another.

Anti-government gatherings occur in Al-Hawla area of Homs countryside and in Al-Waer, Al-Kossour, Al-Ghouta, Al-Malaab, Bab Sbaa, Al-Mraija and Karm Al-Zeitoun neighborhoods for the so-called “we will fight for you Baba Amr” Friday.

Anti-government activists broadcast a video of “Khalid bin Al-Waled” battalion of the Free Army Militia attacking the Syrian Army in Al-Rastan area while opposition website pages say that the Syrian Army is attacking the area; Al-Rastan and Talkalakh areas of Homs countryside had an armed rebels’ spread in the past 2 days. The official Syrian Channel: armed rebels are arrested with their weapons in Al-Faseda and Jabal Shaa’r areas of Palmyra.

Pro-government activists: gunmen surrender themselves with their weapons in Al-Khaldia and AL-Nazheen neighborhoods after they have attacked security checkpoints; news on deaths among them.

Colonel Madhat Ibrahim and Mohsin Sleman’s bodies were found in Al-Karabees neighborhood last night after they were kidnapped.

Armed rebels attack Al-Watani hospital followed by clashes between the security force resulting in the death of a security man and rebels.

A media source: “the Syrian authorities evacuate the journalists in Baba Amr neighborhood”.

Molhem Al-Jondi, from the so-called “National Council” gets wounded in Karm Al-Zeitoun neighborhood; he is known for videotaping the anti-government gatherings.

The so-called “Free Army Militia” states that it stopped the Syrian Army’s attack in the city and killed 8 soldiers.

The security force disperses an anti-government gathering in Al-Refaa’y neighborhood and anti-government activists talk about causalities.

Evening anti-government gatherings occur in Al-Kossour neighborhood.

Opposition website pages post names of 16 people who proclaimed to be killed in different neighborhoods and accuse the security force of their death.

2 mortar shells are fired on Khalid Ibn Al-Waleed mosque resulting in a fire; only material damages recorded.

Edlib

Anti-government gatherings occure in Salkeen, Ma’rzata, Areha and Marat Horma villages.

A videoshows a group of people proclaiming that they are Hasan Al-Hsain, Sohel Moustafa, Mohammad Al-Hsain and Abd Al-Naser Moustafa and announcing the formation of “Omar Al-Mokhtar” battalion of the Free Army Militia.

Clashes between the Syrian Army and gunmen take place in Bsankoul toan of Areha and lead to the death of 20 gunmen, the injury of 20 others and the capture of their weapons.

Shooting happens in Al-Shatouria village of Jeser Al-Shoghour area; a raid in the village results in the death of gunmen, the arrest of 20 others and the capture of their weapons.

Pro-government activists talk about the death of 15 insurgents (A’abbada Barry, Basel Al-Tah, Yahya kadour, Mazen Kadour and Baker Kadour are from them) due to an explosion in Failoun village of Al-Zaweya Mountain.

Clashes between armed rebels and security force take place in Al-Janodiah village of Jeser Al-Shoghour area result in the death of a rebel and the injury of 4 others.

Colonel Ibrahim Mansour is killed after he was kidnapped last night while he was on his way to work in Al-Naireb airport from Al-Dana village of Edlib countryside.

A security man gets killed and 3 others get injured due to an armed attack on security units.

Abd Allah Jarkas, Khalaf Abdo Al-Tamer and Mahmoud Abd Al-Halem get killed in Jeser Al-Shoghour and anti-government activists accuse the security force of their death,

Mahmoud Pmar Al-Ali gets killed in Areha; Mohammad Sabbouh in Marat Al-Nouman and pro and anti-government activists accuse each others.

8 people get arrested in Ehsom town under the charges of participating in unlicensed demonstrations.

Damascus Countryside

Clashes between the Syrian Army and insurgents took place in Harasta last night and resulted in the death of insurgents and the surrender of others with their weapons.

Explosion devices were placed on the main streets of Sakba and Hamouria towns get dismantled.

Activivts: a security spread appears in Dommar town and Baraa’ Mohammad, Haitham Al-Howary and Mohammad Al-Helo get arrested in the same area.

Shooting takes place in Masraba town and Al-Kouatley Street of Douma.

Anti-government gathering takes place nearby Masraba Bridge in douma; another occurs in Kara area.

Anti-government gatherings take place in Al-Hajar Al-Aswad area, estimated by 100 people, in Al-Kadam neighborhood, estimated by 150 people, in Kanaker neighborhood, estimated by 100 people, in Bakdesa, Jobar, Barzeh and Al-Tal neighborhoods.

Ahmad Moustafat Nattouf is killed in Al-Ma’damiah area and anti-government activists accuse the security force of his death.

3 people, one of them Bashar Ghazal, get arrested in Daraya area; Roshdi Sharbaji is released after he was arrested for participating in unlicensed demonstrations.

Mohammad Basheer Ka’rash’s funeral takes place in Douma area and turns into an anti-government gathering.

Damascus

An anti-government gathering occurs in Naher Aysha area after armed rebels cut off road with burning tires last night.

An anti-government gathering occurs in Al-Midan neighborhood; another one in Kafr Sousa.

A person called “Abo Sakher” gets arrested in Rokn Al-Deen neighborhood and pro-government activists say that he is accuse of arm smuggling.

Kofi Anna is appointed as a representative of the International and Arab world in Syria.

The French ambassador in Syria, Eric Chevallier, came back to Syria after his country has called him for negotiation.

Funerals of 16 security men initiate from Tashreen military hospital.

Aleppo

Activists: explosions are heard in Al-Bab, Manbaj, KafrNouran and Bazaa’a areas on this morning and no news on causalities yet.

Anti-government gatherings occur in Salah Al-Deen, Al-Fardous, Al-Sokarey and Al-Sakhour neighborhoods for the so-called “we fight for you Baba Amr” Friday; activists talk about a death and accuse the security force of it.

An evening anti-government gathering occurs in Al-Salama Al-Hododia village; anti-government activists accuse the security force of the death of Mohammad Hakmat Al-Betar in Al-Atareb town of Aleppo countryside.

Al-Hasaka

Anti-government gatherings occur in Al-Derbasia, Amoda, Ras Al-Ein areas and in Al-Jama’ street in Al-Ghweran neighborhood; others occur in Al-A’ntaria neighborhood of Al-Kameshly area.

Deir Al-Zour

Anti-government gatherings occur in Al-Moazafeen neighborhood, estimated by 200 people, in Al-A’rfey neighborhood, estimated by 100 people, in Albo Kamal area and in Al-Khareta village of Daer Al-Zour countryside.

Unknowns bomb a fuel pipeline in Al-Kouria area.

Evening anti-government gatherings occur in Al-Jbaileh and Al-Kouriah neighborhoods; anti-government activists talk about the arrest of 8 people in Al-Takaia Street.

Zaher Kweder gets killed in Al-Jbaileh neighbor and anti-government activists accuse the security force of his death.

Daraa

Anti-government gatheringsoccur in Al-Jeza, Al-Naima and in Al-Nahta, estimated by 150 people, villages.

An explosion device place nearby Sadek Al-Ameen mosque gets dismantled; 3 others get dismanted in Myadin area.

A sound bomb is heard in Al-Kashef neighborhood.

Mohammad Yousif Abd Al-Rahel is killed by the insurgents’ random shooting.

Ali Ahmad Al-Msalma’s funeral happens and anti-government activists accuse the security force of killing him last night.

Lattakia

An explosion device placed in Al-Darda mosque located in Al-Tabeyat neighborhood gets dismantled.

Explosions happened in Al-Tabeyat, Al-Slaiba Al-Kadeem and Al-Ramel Al-Janoubi neighborhood last night; unknowns cut off roads and shout “Allah Akbar”.

Anti-government gatherings took place in Al-Jarkas and Al-Slaibah areas of Jablieh last night.

Pro-government gatherings occurred last night in Al-Jbebiat and Al-Amara neighborhoods.

Funerals of 3 security men(Ahmad Ali Merhej from Lattakia, Ayman Sha’ban from Lattakia and Mohammad Mahmoud Nour Al-Ein from Lattakia) and a civilian (Ramadan Mahmoud Mahmoud from Homs) initiate in Zahi Azrak military hospital.

Hama

Anti-government gatherings occur in Al-Arbeen, Taiba Al-Emam, Al-Kossour, Al-Jalaa’, Janoub Al-Malaab and Al-A’leliat neighborhoods; also in Sowran, Karknaz, Kafrzeta and Kafrnbouda towns.

Opposition website pages post names of 13 people states that they got killed in Hama and accuse the security force of their deaths.

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Syrian Center for Documentation Independent youth media project created on 1-11-2011. Its members are Syrian journalists and media representatives who collect information through a variety of sources on events taking place in Syria, compare this information with the center’s reports from all the Syrian cities then transfer and update the news hourly. This center is an attempt to document all the events taking place in Syria since 15-3-2011 aiming to create a comprehensive database contains all the information related to the Syrian crisis.

 

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