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Daily Round-up: 1-1-2013

136 martyrs, including 6 women and 16 children. 42 martyrs were reported in Damascus and its suburbs; 44 in Hama, including 23 martyrs from the village of Maan and 16 from Hasraya.
Daily Round-up: 1-1-2013


2-1-2013 — By the end of Tuesday, January 1, 2013, the LCC was able to document 136 martyrs, including 6 women and 16 children. 42 martyrs were reported in Damascus and its suburbs; 44 in Hama, including 23 martyrs from the village of Maan and 16 from Hasraya; 15 martyrs were reported in Deir Ezzor, including 9 unidentified martyrs in the village of Hatla; 12 martyrs in Homs, including an entire family from Deir Baalba; 8 in Daraa; 9 in Aleppo; 4 in Idlib; 1 in Lattakia; and 1 in Raqqa.


In terms of shelling, the LCC recorded 287 points across Syria. 22 areas were subjected to aerial shelling. In 5 areas, the LCC documented barrel bombing, 2 areas were subjected to cluster bombs; and 1 area was subjected to thermobaric bombing.


Mortar shelling was reported in 125 areas and followed by artillery shelling in 98 locations. 38 areas were subjected to indiscriminate missile attacks.


The Free Syrian Army (FSA) clashed with the regime’s army in 133 locations, downed a MiG in Eastern Ghouta, and liberated the Khansaa School; this represents the first line of defense at Wadi Al-Deif and the regime withdrew from the checkpoints at Al-Hameh and Al-Bouhamid. The FSA was also able to seize control of the Toubian gas field in Toubian village in southern Raqqa and repelled a military convoy that was heading to Mowrak in Hama. In Aleppo, the FSA seized control of most of the military airports and issued a warning that they would target the civilian airport in Aleppo. The FSA also destroyed a significant amount of materiel, including regime tanks and personnel carriers throughout Syria.


Daraa: The Free Syrian Army is shelling by mortar the 175th regiment in Izraa city


Aleppo: Andan: Warplanes are shelling the city using explosive barrels


Idlib: Taftanaz: Regime forces are shelling from tanks and heavy-grade machine guns from Taftanaz Military Airport at the city


Daraa: Tafs: Regime forces are firing mortars and artillery at the city


Aleppo: Bazaa: Fierce artillery shelling from Kobras Military Airport targets the city


Damascus Suburbs : Aqraba : The fiercest clashes were reported between the FSA and the regime’s army at the entrance of the town from the side of Damascus International Airport


Damascus: Two powerful explosions shook the capital city and were followed by gunfire


Damascus Suburbs: Yabroud: Wounded were reported due to artillery shelling in the town from Brigade 18


Daraa: Izraa: Fierce shelling was reported in the villages of Lajat and Busra Al-Harir by regime forces stationed in the 175th regiment


Daraa: Inkhel: Shelling in the city by regime forces continues


Daraa: Sanmein: Fierce clashes between the Free Syrian Army and regime forces are taking place in the southern area of the city and inside the 15th brigade building


Aleppo: Deir Hafer: Artillery shelling from an artillery unit stationed at Kowaires Military Airport was reported


Damascus: Powerful explosions shook the city after tank shelling and sounds of fierce clashes near the southern beltway


Damascus Suburbs: Thayabieh: Three martyrs were reported after fierce artillery shelling from an artillery unit stationed at the Damascus International Fair and from tanks stationed in the 58th brigade; this was accompanied by clashes between the Free Syrian Army and the regime’s shabbiha at the city entrance


Daraa: Busra Al-Sham: Mortar shelling was reported in the western district of the city, and was accompanied by gunfire from heavy machine guns


Daraa: Khirbet Ghazaleh: Tanks stationed along the international highway are shelling the area, in addition to gunfire from heavy machine guns


Dara’a: Da’el: Shelling with artillery on the town by the Regime Forces


Damascus Suburbs: Beit Sahm: Renewal shelling by the Regime Forces since morning , and tens of shells were reported


Dara’a: Khorbat Ghazala: Renewal mortar shelling on the town, 4 shells were reported until now


Lattakia: Masyaf Salma: Fierce shelling targets the villages


Raqqa: Ma’adan: The Free Syrian Army dominates the Harbi Bridge in the town , and force the Regime Forces to withdraw from Hama and Jazrat Buhmaid checkpoints


Deir Ezzor: Artillery shelling targets several neighborhoods in the city


Daraa: Busra Al-Harir: Regime forces are trying to storm the city from the western and eastern axes and fierce clashes are taking place with the Free Syrian Army there


Damascus Suburbs: Zamalka: Sounds of powerful explosions were heard in the town due to tank shelling. Sounds of clashes are heard from the direction of Southern Motahaleq


Damascus Suburbs: Daraya: Artillery and rocket shelling renewed in the city


Damascus Suburbs: Regime warplanes waged aerial raids on Beit Sahm and Aqroba towns, which led to the destruction of several homes


Idlib: Darkoush: Regime’s warplanes threw two explosive barrels in the town


Damascus Suburbs: Moudamiyeh: Several people were injured due to warplane shelling in the city in conjunction with artillery and rocket shelling


Damascus Suburbs: Daraya: Fierce shelling using rocket launchers continues in the city and the western area was targeted


Daraa: Busr Al-Harir: MiG warplanes waged an aerial raid on the city and threw 4 rockets


Idlib: Taftanaz: Regime’s warplanes waged an aerial raid on the city and threw explosive barrels which damaged several homes


Idlib: Jisr Al-Shoghour: Artillery shelling targets Hamama village, which led to the destruction of several homes


Damascus Suburbs: Zamalka: People were injured and several homes were destroyed due to an aerial raid by regime’s warplanes on the town


Damascus: Yarmouk Camp: Shelling targets the camp and 5 shells landed so far


Lattakia: Kurds Mountain: Mortar and artillery shelling targets Ako village


Damascus Suburbs: Shabaa: Two people were martyred and several were injured due to aerial raid on the town, in addition to the destruction of several homes


Hama: Maa’an: 23 people were field-execu



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