25-05-2020 09:09 AM Jerusalem Timing

Armed Groups Kill 10 Civilians in al-Burj Neighborhood in Homs

Armed Groups Kill 10 Civilians in al-Burj Neighborhood in Homs

Armed groups committed a massacre on Saturday night by storming into al-Burj neighborhood in the city of Talkalkh in Homs countryside, killing 10 citizens

Armed groups committed a massacre on Saturday night by storming into al-Burj neighborhood in the city of Talkalkh in Homs countryside, killing 10 citizens, in addition to looting a number of houses and shops, SANA news agency reported.

dead bodiesAn official source said a terrorist group stormed into al-Burj neighborhood and killed 10 citizens, mostly children and women, before a unit of the armed forces intervened, upon the residents' request, and repelled the group's members.

The source added the army members killed most of the terrorists, while the rest managed to flee.

SANA reporter quoted the residents as saying that the terrorists broke into the houses using weapons and committed acts of killing and looting, noting that the terrorists perpetrated this massacre in revenge against the residents who refused to provide help and shelter to the terrorist groups.

The residents reiterated their rejection of the terrorists' crimes and attacks against the Syrians all over Syria, stressing their keenness to defend their homeland and houses and support for the Syrian army in the face of terrorists.