Part 2 - Syrian Revolution General Commission |#Hama Revolutionists Command Council | Complete Daily Report | Saturday June 9, 2012
|| Field Conditions in Hama and its Suburbs ||
¤ Hama City :
Warplanes were flying over the city today at a low altitude in an attempt to frighten residents. Security forces and shabiha (regime thugs) blew up a bomb at around 2 pm today in al-Ta’awuneya neighborhood on Harash al-Ta’awuneya Road. Shortly after, the UN observers came and security forces played the role of victim. This explosion caused the windows of surrounding buildings to break, but fortunately, nobody was injured.
In Gharb al-Mashtal neighborhood, regime forces raided and searched houses and arrested 6 people. A suffocating siege was imposed on other neighborhoods as snipers were positioned on the rooftops of high buildings. Despite this, the people of al-Manakh neighborhood held anti-regime demonstrations in the morning. In the evening, people in various neighborhoods held demonstrations and chanted for freedom and for the downfall of the regime.
¤ Hama Countryside :
Tayebt al-Imam :
The city witnessed gunfire from machine guns, tanks, Shilka artillery and light weapons. The gunfire targeted houses, residential areas, the minarets of mosques and water tanks directly. Occupying regime forces entered the city at around 2 am and robbed two clinics belonging to people of the city. The forces then returned to their stations at the city perimeter. They also burned the crops that lie to the north of the city.
Regime forces surrounded the town today with tanks. Many families fled out of fear of a massacre.
In the evening, regime forces at all checkpoints surrounding the city were shooting intensely in the direction of people’s houses.