Mohammad Abdul Wahab Hasan, adviser of the Minister of Electricity has been killed following the explosion of an improvised explosive device (IED) that was affixed to his car near the Ministry of Electricity in al-Tawjeeh area of Damascus.
Syrian Security Forces deploy in Barzeh neighborhood of Damascus followed by inspection campaigns for some houses and no arrests were recorded.
Armed conflicts break out between the Syrian Army and the Free Army militia in Barzeh “al-Balad” neighborhood of Damascus along with the landing of many mortar shells on the neighborhood and no information of human losses.
Activists: Skirmishes take place between Syrian Army and the “FSA” at the road of Ma’amel al-Difaa in al-Safirah village of Aleppo countryside and casualties from both sides have been reported.
A military source denies to the Syrian Television what has appeared in the media of the control over the military airport Meng in Aleppo countryside by the opposition fighters.
Activists: A shell resulted in the collapse of one of the minarets of the Great Umayyad Mosque in Aleppo, and an exchange of accusations between the government and the opposition over responsibility for the demolition of the minaret.
Sources in the opposition have said that the archbishops “Yazigi and Ebrahim” have been moved to a safe place in the countryside of Aleppo city.
U.S. State Department says they put pressure on the Syrian opposition to release the abducted metropolitans near Aleppo and will continue pressuring through a contact group with the opposition until liberalize them as the Pope of the Vatican demanded their release.
Clashes take place between the Syrian Army and the Free Army militia in the vicinity of Moaan village in Hama countryside along with the targeting of the militia’s sites within the town claiming many injures.
Aerial strikes have been delivered by Syrian Army targeting many locations of the Free Army militia in Taibat al-Imam village of Hama countryside and simultaneous skirmishes have taken place around the town.
The Syrian Army clashes with the Free Army militia in Tarik Halab neighborhood of Hama city, claiming deaths and injuries.