Head Of Arab League Monitor Delegation Says Homs Situation “Reassuring”


The head of Arab League monitor delegation who is visiting Syria in order to investigate if the regime is keeping its promise to implement a plan to end the crisis said on Wednesday the situation in the “Resistance Capital” of Homs was “reassuring so far.”

“The situation seemed reassuring so far,” Sudanese General Mustafa Dabi told Reuters. “Yesterday was quiet and there were no clashes. We did not see tanks but we did see some armored vehicles. But remember this was only the first day and it will need investigation. We have 20 people who will be there for a long time.”

Meanwhile, army deserters on Wednesday killed four Syrian army troops and injured at least 12 others in an ambush in southern Dara’a province, a rights groups said. According to AFP, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the attack took place on a road between the village of Khirbet Ghazaleh and the town of Dael.

Another report said three Lebanese were shot dead by Syrian troops as they were crossing into northern Lebanon, a medical official said on Wednesday. A fourth person was hurt in the shooting.

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