ملخص المجريات الميدانية في اللاذقية الخميس بتاريخ 12/07/2012
Daily report from Latakia on Thursday 12 July 2012
Last night Ikko village was shelled using launchers by Assad forces, and army and security cars were seen at Zubar exit heading towards Qasatel area.
Officer Muhammad al-Safi head of Qastal Maaf police station, Officer Zaher Zidan from Qastal Maaf, head of Saraya police station in Qastal Maaf, and Officer Ahmad Arnous defected from Assad’s regime yesterday.
Today the shelling started first at Khan al-Joz village coming from tanks based in Kfarieh, and that was followed with tanks and artillery shelling Salma area after military reinforcement of security and army cars as well as tanks were seen near Kfarieh village along with helicopter flights. Later, Qasatel and Saqiet al-Kert were targeted to the most violent shelling yet using mortar, rocket launchers, and tanks.
Kurds Mountains suffered a very violent shelling too as rockets fell on Kafr-Delbeh destroying the village’s mosque completely. Helicopters continued to target anything that moves in Kurds Mountains.
More than 10 citizens were randomly arrested on Aleppo road at Salma and Saqiet al-Kert exit; one of those arrested was a senior citizen with more than 65 year of age, and we prefer not to mention the names now are we fear for their safety. We mention that their destiny is unknown at the moment.
Ismail Hussein Bakkour and Suhaila Muhammad Zainab died of their wounds after being shot at by Assad’s Shabbiha while on Aleppo-Latakia Highway; casualties of yesterday’s incident is therefore five now after the death of Ahmad Muhammad Salem, Abdul-Ghafour Bakkour, and Yahya Hasoun.
Yesterday afternoon in Jableh Qtaf al-Zarqan from Kafr-Shams in Daraa got arrested by state security in al-Izzi area; he’s a student in Tishreen University in Latakia.
Three trucks loaded with weapon boxes were seen leaving the port on al-Hirsh Road with security members and escorted with 3 silver security cars and another special car.
A demo took place at night in Mashrou’ al-Slaybeh near Gharib Mosque and demonstrators threw freedom fliers.
Tonight security surrounded Skantoori in al-Raml with Shabbiha spread in allies and news of arrests and a house being raided.
Below are videos of the day.