PROVINCES, (SANA) – An armed terrorist group on Sunday attacked a garage belonging to a private transport company in Zabdin area in Damascus Countryside, setting fire to the buses parked in it and holding a guard, a driver and a mechanic hostage.
A police source told SANA that at 2 AM on Sunday, terrorists burned 32 busses belonging to Hasan Khalil's interior transport company, stealing the car of the company's accountant, bus license plates and spare parts, tools, fire extinguishers and a large amount of diesel fuel.
Authorities Liberate 14 People Abducted by Terrorists 4 Days Ago
With the help of locals from Madaya area in Damascus Countryside, the authorities liberated 14 people, 7 of them women, who had been abducted four days ago by terrorists impersonating security personnel.
The terrorists had intercepted a microbus heading to Madaya with seven women and three children on board along with an Iraqi family, forcing them to step out at gunpoint then took them to an unknown location where they remained blindfolded and tied up for four days.
Riman Mohammad, one of the liberated women, said that an armed group using three cars stopped the microbus and forced them out at gunpoint, claiming to be security personnel, then they took them to a house and placed them in a room, where they realized from conversations they overheard and the questions the gunmen posed that they're actually an armed group.
211 People Involved in Recent Events Turn Themselves In
211 people who were misled into becoming involved in recent events yet didn't shed any blood turned themselves in to the authorities in several governorates.
In Hama and its countryside, 185 people turned themselves in, as did 26 people from Damascus Countryside and Aleppo.
The authorities released them after they pledged to refrain from bearing arms or committing vandalism again.