A woman from the Daraa city area was detained at one of the military checkpoint deployed in the area, leading to major tension on a popular level.
The Daraa 24 page reported that tensions were witnessed in the area as a result of this arrest, and fires lit because of it, with streets closed off and people gathering in the al-Omari Mosque Square, calling for an open sit-in there.
In a related development, Fouad Awad Abu al-Qayas was kidnapped by armed men in the Daraa city area, and then taken to an unknown location. His fate is still unknown.
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