Syria Today 16-12-2012

Local Coordination Committees in Syria

By the end of Sunday the LCC documented 183martyrs (including 9 women and 20 children), 60 martyrs were reported in Damascus and its Suburbs (15 of them in Yarmouk Camp, 6 in Hajar Aswad and 4 in Qatana), 45 martyrs in Aleppo (11 of them in Sfera and 8 in Hayan), 32 martyrs in Hama (25 of them in Helfaya), 19 martyrs in Daraa (8 of them were martyred in Tareeq Sad and they are members of the FSA and 5 of them were field-executed in Naema), 10 martyrs in Deir Ezzor, 7 martyrs in Idlib, 4 martyrs in Homs and 1 martyr in Raqqa

The LCC also documented 342 points of shelling, 18 points were shelled fiercely by warplanes, 4 points by barrel bombs, 7 points by Cluster Bombs and 1 point by Phosphorus, the mortar shelling was reported in 144 points, the artillery shelling in 108 points and the missile shelling in 60 points in Syria

The FSA clashed with the regime forces in 133 locations and downed a MiG jet in Eastern Ghouta, the FSA lierated a hospital in Yarmouk Camp belonging to the Main Command and captured big ammount of ammunition, this was followed by defection of more than 230 units of the people’s committees of the Main Command. In Hama the FSA liberated Mashfa checkpoint located in Helfaya and was able to liberate the remains of Infantry School and gain control of it completely, the FSA also stormed Air Force Intelligence Department in Zahra neighborhood in Aleppo. In Deir Ezzor the FSA gained control of Hwaiqa checkpoint

Aleppo: Fierce clashes between the FSA and regime forces were reported in the perimeter of Jandoul roundabout

Damascus Suburbs: Yelda: Renewed random artillery shelling was reported in the town, more than 20 shells fell so far

Hama: Helfaya: Renewed shelling by Gvozdika is reported in the city from Deir Mharda

Damascus Suburbs: Renewed artillery shelling from the mountains of 4th Division is reported in the southern neighborhoods of the capital

Deir Ezzor: 2 rockets fell in Hwaiqa neighborhood

Damascus: Powerful explosion was heard from Abasyeen square’s side, along with intensive shooting

Damascus: Yarmouk Camp: Many wounded were reported as a result of continuous shelling by the regime forces in the neighborhood, several shells fell in Ghawarna neighborhood in Madares Street, Baha institue and near to the bakery located at Madares street

Idlib: Felon: Fierce artillery shelling by the regime forces is reported in the town, 15 shells fell so far

Damascus Suburbs: Hammouria: Many wounded have fallen due to mortar shelling in the city and targeting the residential neighborhoods

Daraa: Tseel: Renewed artillery shelling is reported in the city by the regime forces

Aleppo: Massive material damage due to felling of many artillery shells in Assan and Thahabiya towns in the Suburb

Damascus Suburbs: Zakiya: Fierce artillery shelling is targeting the residential houses in the town by the regime forces

Damascus Suburbs: Erbeen: Fierce clashes between the Free Syrian Army and the regime’s forces are reported around the Motor-Vehicles Department

Hama: Jerjisa: Mortar shells fell in the town from Handasa Battalion near to Tomeen town, this was accompanied by electricity blackout

Damascus Suburbs: Saqaba: Heavy artillery shelling by regime forces is reported in the city’s residential neighborhoods

Damascus Suburbs: Eastern Ghota: The Free Syrian Army brings down a Mig plane in Eastern Ghota

Hama: Shelling from the regime’s artillery, which is located at Eastern Beri, is reported at the eastern suburbs (in Masoud village and the surrounding villages)

Daraa: Heavy artillery shelling is renewed by regime forces at the towns and villages of the governorate

Damascus: Qadam: Fierce clashes between the Free Syrian Army and regime forces in Port Saeed area in the neighborhood, along with shelling by regime’s tanks

Daraa: Naima: Reports that bodies of martyrs are in Nabaa Square in the town and that the regime’s forces burned down Hamn Kabeer and Abo Bakr Al-Sediq mosques in the city center

Idlib: Basanqool: The northern checkpoint in the village has retreated in the direction of Ariha city after it had been surrounded by Free Syrian Army personnel

Daraa: Lajah: Heavy artillery shelling by regime forces using missile launchers is reported at the city’s villages

Daraa: Harra: Intense gunfire from heavy machine guns by regime forces in the checkpoint of the health care center in the city center and from the western checkpoint in the city

Damascus: Yarmouk Camp: More than 230 personnel from the Popular Committees – General Command in Yarmouk Camp have defected, and many personnel have fled to Zahera neighborhood where the regime forces’ soldiers shot at them

Damascus Suburbs: Mouadamiyeh: Fierce clashes between the Free Syrian Army and regime forces continues and the regime continues to shell the area using rocket launchers and artillery

Idlib: Jesr Al-Shughour: Fierce clashes between the Free Syrian Army and regime forces are reported at Yaqoubiya checkpoint, which is surrounded by the FSA

Daraa: Naseeb: Several refugees were wounded when regime forces shelled one of the roads leading to the Jordanian borders

Daraa: Naseeb: Gunfire from the anti-aircraft weapons located in Naseeb’s Border Center is reported and it is targeting civilian homes

Aleppo: Heavy shelling with heavy artillery and tanks is reported in Sakhour and New Aleppo neighborhoods

Hama: Souran: Heavy shelling with heavy artillery is reported in the city

Hama: Karnaz: The Free Syrian Army destroys 2 tanks at Hamiyat checkpoint and clashes with the regime’s army are ongoing

Damascus Suburbs: Harasta : Continuous gunfire from medium sized firearms is being shot by regime forces from the barrier on the highway.

Damascus Suburbs: Artillery shelling targets the city of Harasta and Arbeen from the Air Force Intelligence Branch

Damascus Suburbs: Daraya: Artillery shelling targets the city from Regiment 100 and Saraya Al-Sarah Mountains

Damascus: Asali: Warplanes launched airstrikes in the area of Maadiyneh in the neighborhood

Hama: Shelling with tanks and gunfire from Al-Deir barrier in Mahrada in all directions, and shelling is targeting Halfaya

Damascus Suburbs: Zakia: Shelling on Al-Waara and Al-Sahil from BMB armoured vehicles on Al-Zayti barrier

Hama: Halfaya: Six martyrs, including children, and many injured due to shelling by regime forces from Deir Checkpoint in Mharda

Damascus Suburbs: Darayya: Continuous artillery and rocket shelling in the city. Many residential buildings were destroyed due to this

Damascus Suburbs: Daraya: Continuous artillery and rocket shelling in the city. Many residential buildings were destroyed due to this

Lattakia: Jabal Turkman: Regime planes drop TNT Barrels and cluster bombs over the villages of Rabiyah and Rawda

Homs: Houleh: Many injured civilians were reported, along with many homes destroyed due to the renewal of artillery and rocket shelling in the city

Damascus Suburbs: Beit Saham: Severe moratar shelling and tank shelling targets the town today for the eighth consecutive day. Warplanes are also flying over the city

Damascus: Yarmouk Camp: Continuous shelling in the area of Aroubiyeh between the Free Syrian Army and regime forces belonging to the General Command

Damascus Suburbs: Qatana: Four bodies were found in the city; three bodies mutilated and one body unidentified

Daraa: Severe shelling with tanks and mortars in Busra Square and the city’s market in Daraa Al-Mahata

Raqqa: Warplanes shelling the village Mahmoudli and target the homes of the village

Hama: Halayfa: The number of martyred due to shelling in the city has risen to 9 martyrs and many injured

Aleppo: Sfeira: Martyrs and wounded were reported due to shelling by warplanes in the city

Hama: Latamneh: Renewal of artillery shelling in the city. Families try to escape during the shelling

Hama: Halayfa: The number of martyrs due to shelling in the city has risen to 25 martyrs along with dozens of wounded. The city is lacking medical supplies and medical personnel

Homs: Rastan: Many injured and many buildings destroyed due to the renewal of artillery and rocket shelling in the city

Deir Ezzor: Heavy shelling of Omaal neighborhood is reported and massive explosions shook the area. Clashes between the Free Syrian Army and the regime’s army are ongoing at the neighborhood’s outskirts

Qunteira: Khan Arnbeh: Regime forces, backed with ranks, close the entrance to the town and carry out a campaign of indiscriminate raids

Daraa: Kafarshams: Regime forces raid many homes in the town

Hama: Kafarzita: A number of martyrs and wounded due to cluster bombs dropped by warplanes for the second time today

Damascus Suburbs: Maliha: Man wounded due to artillery shelling that is targetting the town from the Air Defense Department. A shell has landed near a school, causing students to attempt to escape

Daraa: Naiemah: Seven martyred in the town, including two women. Five were field executed at the hands of regime forces and two were martyred due to shelling in the town.

Damascus Suburbs: Severe shelling with artillery, mortars, and rocket launchers on Hajira Al-Balad, Yalda, Aqraba, and Beit Saham. A large number of families try to escape the shelling

Aleppo: Azaz: MiG planes throw many white phosphorus bombs on the outskirts of the Mangh Military Airport

Hama: Latamneh: Warplane shelling targets the city right now

Lattakia: Salma Summer Resort: Artillery shelling at the villages in Salma by regime forces

Daraa: Kaheel: Mortar and artillery shelling was reported in the village

Damascus Suburbs: Zabadany: Fierce artillery shelling renewed in the city

Aleppo: Izaz: Warplane shelling at the City’s National Hospital

Aleppo: 10 people were martyred due to mortar shelling in Sheikh Maqsoud neighborhood

Damascus Suburbs: Mesraba: Fierce shelling using rocket launchers in the town along with flight of warplanes over the town and the other towns in eastern Ghota

Damascus Suburbs: Many martyrs and wounded were reported due to shelling in Otaya and Nashabia

Deir Ezzor: The Free Syrian Army seized control of Taamenat checkpoint in Hwaiqa neighborhood

Aleppo: Hayan: 8 martyrs (including a child and a woman) and dozens of wounded were reported after the regime’s warplanes threw barrel bombs in the town

Aleppo: Fierce clashes between the Free Syrian Army and the regime’s forces are ongoing around the Military Academy and near the Air Force Intelligence in Zahraa, in conjunction with sounds of powerful explosions that are heard throughout Aleppo

Hama: Fierce clashes between the Free Syrian Army and the regime’s forces are reported in Helfaya, Hesraya and the village of Hamamiat

Damascus: Hajar Aswad: 6 martyrs, among them children, and dozens of wounded were reported due to the continuous heavy shelling of the neighborhood with missile launchers

Hama: Heavy artillery shelling from Deir Mahrada checkpoint targets Zaka village

Aleppo: Izaz: Heavy shelling using Scud missiles and warplanes targets Naaes Station, which is near Salameh crossing, and the field hospital in Izaz

Aleppo: Mseilmah: Fierce clashes between the Free Syrian Army and the regime’s army are reported near the Central Prison

Hama: Helfaya: Heavy shelling of the town with warplanes and missile launchers is reported

Damascus Suburbs: Eastern Ghota: A child was martyred and 4 people were wounded due to an air strike in the town of Zabedein

Damascus Suburbs: Mleiha: Several wounded, most of them with critical injuries, were reported due to MiG warplanes heavily shelling and dropping cluster bombs at the area around Safa Hospital

Damascus: Missile shelling of the southern neighborhoods has intensified and targeting of Hajar Aswad, Yarmouk Camp and Assali with mortars is reported at a rate of 5 shells per minute

Aleppo: Tal Rifat: Heavy shelling of the city with missiles from warplanes is reported

Warplanes Flying Over Eastern Ghota

Columns of Smoke Rise Due to the Shelling of Old Homs’ Neighborhoods

Student Demonstration in Raqqa

Aftermath of Shelling in Karm Shamsham Neighborhood, Homs

Martyr Ammar Al-Seify in Shaghour, Damascus
: http://youtu.be/4C-o7UlQ3No

Morning Demonstration in Aleppo Road Neighborhood, Hama

Pulling Out Bodies in Halak Neighborhood, Aleppo

Martyrs and Wounded in Halak Neighborhood, Aleppo

http://youtu.be/POjf52RIhQo

Throwing Barrels in Lattakia

Smoke Columns Rising Due to Shelling in Deir Baalba, Homs

Shelling in Qobatan Al-Jabal, Aleppo

Shelling in Deir Asafeir, Damascus Suburbs

Martyrs from Shelling Yarmouk Camp, Damascus

Child Shahd Yasser Al-Khattab in Kafarzita, Hama

Burial of the Halayfa, Hama Martyrs

Retrieving Bodies in Halayfa, Hama

Shelling in Sbeineh, Damascus Suburbs

Martyr Bassel Muhammad Marouf from Deir Sanbil, Idlib

Child Marytr Iyad Mustafa Bazo in Kafarzita, Hama

Funeral for the Two Martyrs, Al-Aboud and Ahmad Al-Askari in Naiemah, Daraa

Martyrs from Shelling Yarmouk Camp, Damascus

Seizing an Ammunition Depot in Khan Touman, Aleppo

Aftermath of the Aerial Shelling in Zabedein, Damascus Suburbs

Sounds of Clashes Between the Free Syrian Army and the Regime’s Army Around the Political Security Headquarters in Deir Ezzor

Martyr Mohammed Sahloul in Jabal Zawiya, Idlib

Child Nour Al-Huda Hamdan was Martyred Due to the Shelling of Assali, Damascus

The Free Syrian Army Gain Control of a Hospital Under Construction and Seize the Ammunition Inside

Martyr Thaer Khodr Al-Hussein Al-Ali in Deir Ezzor

Shelling of Mouadamyeh, Damascus Suburbs

http://youtu.be/EG9_mRFxJM0

Martyr Mahmoud Al-Saba’ in Helfaya, Hama

Martyr Ali Ayash “Abu Hassan” from Deir Ezzor

http://youtu.be/7aq4l0soIgc

Liberating Qahtanieh Town in Quneitra

Tanks Besieging Naeema Town, Daraa

Two Unidentified Martyrs in Sehnaya

http://youtu.be/iE-BS3EnSsw

Using Phosphorus Bombs in Mleiha, Damascus Suburbs

Regime’s Army Field-executed a Young Man +18

A Less Than One Year Old Child Was Injured then Martyred. And Destruction in Izaz, Aleppo

Shelling Khesarat Neighborhood in Deir Ezzor after the Free Syrian Army Destroyed One of the Regime’s Machinery

Massacre in Hayyan, Aleppo

Destruction in Bebila, Damascus Suburbs

Warplane Shelling in Qobatan Al-Jabal, Aleppo

Fierce Clashes in Yalda Town, Damascus Suburbs

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