Thursday, August 23, 2012
75 victims were killed in Rural Damascus. Al-Assad forces perpetrated four massacres in Mu’adamyyat Ashaam.
Al-Assad forces bombarded Darayyah, Erbeen Annashabia, Hosh Assalhia, Shab’a, Tal Farzat, Rankous, Azzabadani, sbainah, Yalda, Artouz, Harasta, Qudsaia, Alboidah, and Qatana with mortar and warplanes killing civilians and wounding others.
Billows of smoke filled the sky in the south of Damascus due to shell Al’esali, sbainah, Alhajar Alaswad and Hajerah by Al-Assad forces. Several explosions rocked Ain Tarma amid power and connections cut. Further, Several mortar shells fell on Zamalka, Dumair and Douma wounding some civilians, damaging some homes and burning one in Dumair.
Al-Assad’s militias carried out raid campaigns on homes in search for activists opening fire and terrorizing residents.
Al-Assad forces arrested scores of civilians at checkpoints.