Syria rebels bomb presidential elections’ center in Daraa

An election center in Daraa was bombed by FSA rebels. File photo

ARA News

Daraa, Syria – Opposition fighters of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) bombed on Friday morning a center of presidential elections (held by the Syrian regime) in al-Matar neighboruhood in the city of Daraa, south of Syria.

Haitham Nassar, civil rights activist based in the city of Daraa, told ARA News that the FSA fighters targeted with a mortar shell an “electoral center” included members of the regime forces in the neighbourhood of al-Matar in the city.

“Ten people were reported dead and dozens injured due to the bombing,” said Nassar.

Meanwhile, the pro-regime forces shelled on Friday evening the FSA-held Daraa al-Balad neighbourhoods with heavy artillery from the Artillery Battalion in Panorama,” Nassar added.

“The attack led to the injury of 4 civilians, who were taken to a nearby field hospital,” said Khaled Salloum, media activist in Daraa city.


Reporting by: Ahmad Hammad

Source: ARA News

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