22 civilians killed in terrorist attacks in Daraa and Idleb provinces

Provinces, SANA – The terrorist groups Jabhet al-Nusra and al-Muthana Movement on Sunday shelled the city of Bosra al-Cham in Daraa province, claiming the lives of 15 civilians and damaging vital facilities and infrastructure in the city.

Local sources told SANA’s correspondent that locals and defense groups repelled several attacks from north, south, and west of the city, killing and injuring many terrorists. Terrorists’ pages on social networking sites acknowledged the death of terrorists Yehea Mohammad al-Sabbagh, Anas Ibrhaim Saadeddin, Muhanna al-Sidi, Ali Ghazi al-Jebbawi, and Mohammad Ahmad al-Radi in these clashes.

The sources said that terrorists targeted Bosra citadel with a number of makeshift explosive shells, and that terrorists were attempting to cut off the supply route that more than 25,000 locals depend on to procure their needs via the town of Barad, and that the terrorists also targeted communciaitons centers in an attempt to isolate the town.

Jabhet al-Nusra and other Al Qaeda-affiliated terrorist groups are besieging the western part of the city and some of its northern part, and they fire explosive shells on residential areas repeatedly.

In Idleb city, 7 civilians were killed in terrorist rocket and mortar attacks which targeted residential areas.

A source at the Idleb Police Command said that the shells targeted the areas of al-Sheikh Talat, al-Thalatheen Street, and the Teachers’ Housings, claiming 7 lives, injuring 20, and causing material damage to public and private properties.

Director of Idleb Health Department Obaidah Qati’a said that the national polio vaccination campaign for children under five has been postponed in Idleb city until March 26 due to the terrorist attack.

Hazem Sabbagh

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