ISSN 2330-717X

Syria: Coastal City Isolated As Many Residents Arrested

By

Rami Abdel Rahman, head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, said telephone, electricity and water supplies were cut off from the city of Banias, which has a population of 50 thousand people.

Abdul Rahman added the city is isolated from the outside world. In the southern districts of the city, the center of the protest movement, snipers stationed on rooftops.

Syrian army tanks are also deployed around the southern neighborhoods of the city. Arrests took place in the past days. According to him, more than 200 people, including children in the age of 10 years have been arrested since Saturday in Banias.

In addition, security forces stormed into houses and took residents into custody in the Damascus suburb of Madamiyah, where there were reports of gunfire Monday, said Abdul-Rahman.

Please Donate Today


Did you enjoy this article? Then please consider donating today to ensure that Eurasia Review can continue to be able to provide similar content.


Al Bawaba News

Al Bawaba News

Al Bawaba provides top stories and breaking news about the Middle East and the world. The Al Bawaba network consists of several web portals and media platforms.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.