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October 2012-10-20, Syrian Crisis Updated

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Aleppo

Photo: mortar shells have been fired on al-Midan and al-Jabiria neighborhoods of Aleppo province, what resulted in no injuries

Armed rebels burn houses for civilians in Suleiman a-Halabi area of Aleppo and stop the firefighters from reaching the area

Syrian Army attacked yesterday two positions for Free Army militia near al-Kheder square in Aleppo province, which resulted in several deaths upon the insurgents’ ranks

Video: The Syrian Army bombed yesterday Karem al-Jabal neighborhood of Aleppo province, what resulted in destruction in some areas

Media sources: 6 Radical insurgents have been killed yesterday during clashes with Syrian Army in al-Atareb town of Aleppo outskirts

Many gunmen in Free Army got killed and injured in armed conflicts with Syrian Army in Ein Jara and al-Atareb towns of Aleppo outskirts

Video: Free Army fighters attempt to snipe soldiers of Syrian Army near the Police school in Khan al-Assal area of Aleppo

Syrian Army shelled areas in Ritan village of Aleppo outskirts, which resulted in deaths and injuries upon the militants’ ranks, including the leader of Jafar al-Tayyar battalion of Free Army, as pro-government activist said the bombed areas are positions for Free Army militia

Bakri Masri has been killed by a sniper in Salah al-Din neighborhood of Aleppo, where anti-government activists say the sniper belong to Syrian security forces

Syrian Army artillery bombs al-Ansari al-Sharki neighborhood, which resulted in one death and two injuries

Photo: Free Army fighters destroy a tank for Syrian Army during fierce clashes in al-Mala’eb Street in Salah al-Din neighborhood, located in Aleppo, on 20-10-2012

A shell has been fired on a factory in the area of al-Layramoun factories, which is located in Aleppo province, what resulted in material damages only

Fire occurs in al-Niswan Souk of Aleppo city, as pro-government activists accuse the armed rebels for setting the fire

Severe clashes take place between Syrian Army and Free Army fighters in Khan al-Assal area of Aleppo, what resulted in the death of many insurgents, including a Libyan who is called as Zaidan al-Musrati and a Saudi who is called Fayad Abu al-Abed Saudi

Damascus Countryside

Anti-government coordinations say the member in Dummar battalion, Muhammad Yusuf Aita, has been killed in Damascus countryside

Our correspondent: armed confrontations occurred between the units of Syrian Army and Free Army fighters in Duma and Zamalka areas of Damascus countryside, which resulted in the death and injury of many insurgents

Sky News Arabic: Syrian Army artillery has shelled Ein Tarma area of Damascus countryside, where no casualties have been recorded

Armed rebels, including Shukri Far’oun, got killed during clashes with Syrian Army forces in Harasta area of Damascus countryside

Media sources: about 20 gunmen get killed in the farms of al-Sheifounia area, 12 others in Hazza area and as 4 insurgents have been also killed in Jdeidet Artouz area of Damascus countryside, all during clashes with Syrian Army units

Armed confrontations occur between the units of Syrian Army and Free Army militia in Harasta area of Damascus countryside

AFP: 14 bodies of persons who got killed during the clashes and bombardments, have been found in Saqba town of Damascus countryside

Video: Al-Farouq battalions have captured Captain Hussam Mahmoud al-Rashqa of Syrian Army in Damascus countryside

The General Hussein Alloush of the vehicles management department has been abducted on his way to work in Harasta city of Damascus countryside

Syrian Army shells Erbin area of Damascus countryside, what resulted in no injuries

Militants attack Maysaloun checkpoint for Syrian Army in the outskirts of Jobar neighborhood, which is located in Damascus countryside, which resulted in no injuries

Edlib

Video: Heavy bombardments occur by Syrian Army on positions for Free Army militia in Ma’aret al-Nu’man area of Edlib countryside, what resulted in the collapse in some buildings and other damages

The Syrian Army units bomb positions for Free Army militia in Khan Sheikhoun area of Edlib countryside, which resulted in deaths and injuries of the insurgents’ ranks

Video: A member in Shuhadaa Edlib brigade of Free Army militia fires an RPG shell on a checkpoint for Syrian Army in Harem town of Edlib province

Two Free Army fighters get injured during severe battles for Syrian Army forces in Harem town of Edlib countryside

Omar Muhammad Taha has been killed in al-Dana village of Daraa countryside, as anti-government activists accuse Syrian security forces for killing him

The funeral of Hussam Barghout turns into a demonstration in Jobas town of Edlib countryside

Activists: Syrian Army carries out raids on the northern junction in Jeser al-Shughour area of Edlib countryside

Deir Al-Zour

Syrian Army bombs several neighborhoods in al-Ashara area of Deir al-Zour, what resulted in the power failure in the area and other material damages

Deir al-Zour anti-government coordination says 84 burned bodies have been found in al-Joura and al-Qusour neighborhoods of Deir al-Zour, as the government and the opposition exchange accusations

Anti-government coordinations say the Syrian Army has shelled locations in al-Sheheil village of Deir al-Zour, what resulted in injuries

Homs

Activists: Ihsan Naser and Mehi al-Din Hamza of Free Army militia have been killed yesterday in armed confrontations with Syrian Army in al-Qusair area of Homs countryside

Syrian Army forces destroy two factories for making explosive charges and kill 3 insurgents inside in al-Nasiria village of Homs countryside

Video: Armed rebels attempt to target members for Syrian Army in al-Rastan area of Homs countryside

Damascus

Russia Today: Damascus handles to the UN a list of 108 names of foreign fighters in Syria

The UN envoy Lakhdar Brahimi meets with the Syrian foreign minister Walid al-Mu’allem, the opposition parties and the coordination committee

The opposition coordination committee: we support the call of Lakhdar Brahimi for truce and call for forming a transition government to comply the Syrians ambitions

Video: about 20 insurgents have announces the formation of Wissam al-Hasan battalion that belongs to the United Revolutionary Council in Damascus

Hama

Syrian Army fires 4 shells on Om Rammal village of Hama countryside

Video: Insurgents of Osoud Allah battalion, that belongs to Farouq Hama battalions, have fired local-made rockets on locations for Syrian Army in Jabbourin village of Hama countryside, on 19-10-2012

Syrian Army shells Morak town of Hama countryside, what resulted in no victims

A demonstration initiates in Qalaat al-Madiq area of Hama countryside

Daraa

Shells have been fired on Tafas and Naseeb towns of Daraa countryside, what resulted in injuries

Abdo Ghezlan has been killed in Shamal al-Khat neighborhood of Daraa al-Mahata, where anti-government activists accuse Syrian security forces for killing him

Activists: two members in Syrian security forces get killed during gunfire with Free Army militia at al-Saraya building in Daraa al-Mahata area

Photo: Dr. Sufyan al-Zu’bi has been assassinated by armed rebels at the National Hospital in Tafas town of Daraa countryside

Many armed rebels get killed yesterday during armed conflicts with Syrian Army in Busra al-Sham area and Ma’raba town of Daraa countryside

Two explosive devices blast on Daraa highway, one of them targeted Syrian law enforcement forces and the other targeted a vehicle that carried a gas tank, what resulted in the death of its driver

Video: Severe clashes take place between Syrian Army and Free Army militia in Ma’raba town of Daraa countryside, what resulted in destruction in some areas, on 19-10-2012

Lattakia

Media sources: dozens of armed rebels get killed and injured yesterday in clashes with Syrian Army units near al-Nabi Yuns location in Lattakia countryside

Quneitra

Video: insurgents take control over arms and ammunition in Nabee al-Sakher area of al-Qunaitera countryside

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