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September 2012-09-20, Syrian Crisis Updated

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Al-Raqa

BBC TV channel: 54 persons have been killed and others have been injured after Syrian Army fired shells on a gas station in Ein Issa village of Raqqa countryside.

Syrian Army units destroy 3 vehicles, provided with Duskha machineguns, and kill many armed rebels in Sallouk, Tal Asheq and Ein al-Arous areas, located in Raqqa province.

Aleppo

Military source: Syrian Army shells centers for Free Army militia in al-Marjeh neighborhood of Aleppo city, where anti-government activists say the bombardments resulted in civil victims.

Anti-government activists publish a video that shows severe armed confrontations between Syrian Army and Free Army militia in Maysaloun neighborhood of Aleppo, on 18-9-2012.

The School of Agriculture is exposed to bombardments by the Syrian artillery, just after the armed rebels have taken it as a stronghold.

Pro-government allies: 7 militants, including a sniper, have been killed after armed confrontations with Syrian Army in al-Fatayes lane of al-Jdeideh area, located in Aleppo province.

A video shows a sniper of Free Army militia, attempts to target members of Syrian Army un al-Amiria neighborhood, located in Aleppo.

The military operation by Syrian Army continue in al-Bab city of Aleppo province, as anti-government activists say 9 victims and several injuries were the results of the bombing by Syrian Air-forces on the very city.

A demonstration appears in al-Katerji neighborhood of Aleppo, in which demonstrators protest on the bombardments by Syrian Army on several locations of the very neighborhood.

Al-Jazeera TV channel: Syrian Army tanks bomb al-Sakhour neighborhood.

Armed conflicts occur between the Syrian Army units and militants in Tareeq al-Bab, al-Shaar and al-Myassar neighborhood, where the correspondent of Syrian Center for Documentation say Syrian government forces have been shelling areas in the same neighborhoods using heavy weaponry.

Government opponents: Syrian Army shells Karm al-Jabal, al-Shaar neighborhoods of Aleppo province, Baza’a andKubtan al-Jabal towns of Aleppo countryside.

Fierce armed confrontations take place between Syrian Army and gunmen of Free Army militia in al-Shaar, Hanano neighborhood and Hour village of Aleppo countryside, what resulted in deaths and injuries upon the insurgents.

Aleppo anti-government coordination announces the death of a Free Army militia, called Ahmad Zankah, during clashes with Syrian Army in al-Amiria neighborhood of Aleppo.

Pro-government media sources: many militants, including 5 snipers, were killed in armed conflicts with Syrian Army forces in Bustan al-Basha neighborhood of Aleppo province.

SANA: Syrian Army has destroyed 4 bulldozers when gunmen were attempting to dig-open dirt roads to infiltrate to Aleppo, near Kafar Hamra area of Aleppo countryside.

Damascus Countryside

Syrian Official TV channel: a copter for Syrian Air-forces was downed after it hit the tail of a civil airplane in Daraa area of Damascus countryside, as the media ministry say that the civil airplane landed safely and with no damages in the International airport of Damascus.

Evening demonstration initiates in Irbeen city of Damascus countryside and gets separated with no incidents.

The reporter of Syrian Center for Documentation: the Meg fighter jets fly over Duma city in Damascus countryside, as heavy explosions occurred in the very city.

An unidentified tortured body has been found in al-Ma’damia town of Damascus countryside.

According to government opponents, Syrian Army shells several locations in al-Zabadani area, located in Damascus countryside.

An explosive device blasts under Kashkoul bridge of Damascus countryside, what resulted in material damages only.

Edlib

The reporter of Syrian Center for Documentation: the Syrian Army fire shells on Ma’ret Masreen and Taftanaz, located in Edlib countryside, which resulted in the death of victims and civilians.

Correspondent of Syrian Center for Documentation: Syrian Army units destroy a truck, loaded with arms, and 3 vehicles, provided with Dushka machineguns, on Bab al-Hawa highway of Edlib.

Anti-government activists: Syrian Army shells Kafar Nubul town and several villages of Jabal al-Zawieh, located in Edlib countryside, what resulted in no injuries.

The correspondent of Syrian center for Documentation: a number of Free Army members get killed during clashes with the Syrian Army units on Bennesh – Afs Road in Edlib countryside, as the Syrian forces succeeded in destroying 3 vehicles that were mounted by machineguns.

Syrian Army units wreck 3 cars, provided with machineguns, in Ram Hamdan and Katian areas of Edlib countryside and kill members of an armed militia near Salkeen town, located in Edlib countryside.

Homs

Opponent activists: the Units of Syrian Army heavily bombarding the area of Talbeseh in Homs countryside, which resulted in civilian victims.

Syrian Army shells centers for Free Army militia in al-Khalidia neighborhood of Homs, which resulted in the collapse of several buildings in the very neighborhood.

Anti-government activists publish a video that shows the destruction effects in al-Houla area, located in Homs countryside, after the Syrian Army forces have bombed the very area, where pro-government activists say that the bombardments have targeted a position for the armed rebels.

Homs anti-government coordination publishes 22 names of Free Army militia and 8 names of civilians, claiming to be killed today during armed confrontations with Syrian Army and in bombardments by the Army on several areas of Homs city and countryside

Two shells have been fired on buildings in al-Rastan city of Homs countryside, what resulted in no injuries.

Government opponent activists: Syrian Army shells locations in al-Rastan area of Homs countryside.

Daraa

Unidentified militants abduct the Endowments Director of Daraa and Sweida, Muaamar al-Shahadat, due to his pro-government stances.

The funeral of Freij al-Sarhan initiates in a demonstration in al-Sheikh Miskeen area.

Damascus

The correspondent of Syrian Center for Documentation: an anonymous source explosion has occurred and heard in the neighborhoods of al-Maze and Sheikh Saaed, as those areas, in addition to the squares and streets of Damascus had been checked, recording no damages at any rate.

Syrian Official TV channel: Syrian security forces arrest 100 armed rebels in al-Talaee park of al-Yarmouk Camp, located in Damascus countryside.

Free Army militia publishes a videotape that shows a tortured person, claiming to be a pro-government ally who has rapped women and killed children.

A demonstration appears in al-Manakhlia area of Damascus, in which protestors attempt to block a street in the very area.

Deir Al-Zour

Opponent activists publish a video that shows the bombardments’ outcomes by the Syrian Army on al-Ashara city of Deir al-Zour province. Ja’far al-Tayar brigade of Free Army militia claims responsibility for killing and wounding more than 8 soldiers of Syrian Army during clashing with them in al-Miadeen city of Deir al-Zour.

A military meg aircraft bombs a building after armed rebels situated in it in al-Ba’ajeen neighborhood of Deir al-Zour.

According to anti-government activists, mortar shells have been fired on Muhasan, al-Buleil towns and al-Dahla village of Deir al-Zour countryside.

Lattakia

Syrian security forces arrest the wanted gunman Muhammad Ramadan Ramo and two insurgents of al-Fateh battalion, and confiscate their weapons, in the Blue Beach area of Lattakia.

An explosive charge blasts in al-Raml al-Janoubi area of Lattakia province, what resulted in the injury of its planter.

Al-Qounetra

Media Sources: Fierce Clashes between the Syrian Army and members of the Free Army militia in Bait Jen and Jbata al-Khashab of Qoneitera Province, which resulted in injuries of both sides.

Hama

The reporter of the Anti-government Network of Sham, Abed al-Karim al-Ekdeh, gets killed in Hama during clashes between the Syrian Army units and opponent militants in al-Araba’een neighborhood.

Al-Hasaka

Armed rebels assassinate the head of production at Military Housing Branch, engineer Marwan al-Hussein, near his house in Hasaka province.

Syrian Center for Documentation

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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