Unidentified gunmen shot and killed a mosque imam in western Daraa on September 23

Moutaz Muhammad Abo Hamdan (age 50), from Tafas city in western Daraa governorate, Imam of Othman bin Affan Mosque in the city. He was shot and killed and his wife and daughter were wounded severely on September 23, 2022, by unidentified gunmen in al Sharqi neighborhood in Tafas city, which is under the control of the Syrian regime forces.

SNHR is still trying to reach eyewitnesses to obtain more details on the incident.

SNHR condemns all killings of civilians and calls on the controlling forces to assume their responsibility for protecting the civilian population in areas under their control and to launch an investigation into this incident and reveal its conclusions to the public.

There will be no stability in Syria without a genuine political process moving towards democracy, implemented according to a set timetable.

Unidentified gunmen shot and killed a mosque imam in western Daraa on September 23