Summary of events for occupied Homs up to the hour – 25/02/2012


Translation into English of todays Homs report up to 5pm Syria time, from the Syrian Revolution General Commission [translated and posted here for ease of sharing]

Summary of events for occupied Homs up to the hour – 25/02/2012

From the early hours of this morning, the shelling has not stopped over most of Homs. An intense presence of planes was reported. The shelling targeted mainly the neighborhoods of Baba Amr, Alqarabees, Joret Alshayah, Alkhaldiyeh, Alhamidiyeh, Bab Sba’ and Albayada. Activists also reported specific planes flying over that caused interference with the satellite internet and phones.

Baba Amr:

Tank shelling has continued for the 22nd day running with the humanitarian crisis at its worst. The siege continues with so far 11 martyrs just today. The source of shelling has been reported to be from an area called Shinshar [southern Homs]

A martyr from Baba Amr

Intense shelling on Baba Amr for day 22




Alsouq:

The Aljundi building was hit with shells today leading to a fire.

Alkhaldiyeh:

The families went out to mourn the martyrs from yesterdays massacre. The deaths were due to random heavy shelling on civilian homes. During the funeral, as expected, the Assad forces resumed shelling all the way until the end of the funeral and onwards. This led to many deaths including Khalid Alsagheer and Abdulelah Aroub. The source of shelling was from near the Khalid Bin Alwaleed Mosque.

The funeral prayer – martyrs from massacre in Alkhaldiyeh, Alqarabees, Joret Alshyah.

The funeral in Freedom Square

Shelling of the neighborhood as the funeral procession takes place

Martyr Khalid Alsagheer

Martyr Abdulsatar Alhijazi

Martyr Tamer Alsheikh Alsouq

Martyr Wissam Hawari

Child martyr Yamen Aldaqaq

Funeral of the martyr Abdulelah Aroub

A final farewell

As Alkhaldiyeh continues to be shelled, others chanted for Homs and besieged areas

Alkhaldiyeh: A letter from Abdulbasit Saroot and the people of Alkhaldiyeh to all other cities in Syria

Shelling of Khalid Ibn Alwaleed Mosque, burning of the Quran [holy book] inside the mosque and other damages:

Alhamidiyeh:

The area has been shelled from the early hours of this morning. The Assad forces used mortar shells and there was a wide spread of snipers along with heavy gunfire. The shelling caused many shops to set fire including a home. A Christian martyr was reported today:

Burning of homes

A house burns

The shops in Alhamidiyeh streets

Destruction in the area

The Christian martyr Hussam Mikhael Almarah

Karam Alzaytoon:

Al-Aseel checkpoint opened fire onto the roads that lead to Bab Dreib, in an attempt to impose a curfew on the neighbourhood. People were banned from entering or leaving Karam Alzaytoon. Alnazheen checkpoint sent nail bombs onto the neighbourhood today targeting shops and civilian homes from the early hours of this morning. Anas Alhaj Younes was a martyr from Bab Dreib today due to the shelling.

Bab Sba’:

As usual the explosions did not calm down from the early hours of the morning, activists calculated an explosion ever almost 20 seconds.

Almalab:

The families of the neighbourhood today mourned their sons, the 2 activists, one a media activist named Anas Altarshah and also the revolutionary singer Tareq Alaswad who died during the shelling yesterday.

The martyr Tareq Alaswad – Almalab

The martyr Anas Altarshah – Almalab

The 2 brave martyrs Anas and Tareq – Almalab

Funeral of the 2 martyrs Anas Altarshah and Tareq Alaswad

The funeral of the activist Anas Altarshah and singer Tareq Alaswad

The funeral of the activist Anas Altarshah and singer Tareq Alaswad

The moment the two martyrs Anas Altarshah and Tareq Alaswads bodies came out from the mosque

The funeral of activist Anas Altarshah and singer Tareq Alaswad

The funeral of activist Anas Altarshah and singer Tareq Alaswad

The word of Sheikh Hori in the funeral of activist Anas Altarshah and singer Tareq Alaswad

The funeral of activist Anas Altarshah and singer Tareq Alaswad

Photos of the funeral of activist Anas Altarshah and singer Tareq Alaswad
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Bab Tadmur:

The neighborhood was hit with mortar shells that led to many martyrs including Lina Ikhwan and her son Taha Ikhwan

The remains of bodies scattered everywhere

T72 tanks hit the homes, remains of humans:

Bab Hood:

Funeral of martyr Obaida Farhaan Shafeyeh – killed by Assad gunfire

Funeral

Alqsoor:

The families mourned their martyr Ahmad Haashem Suwaydan – football player – and the child martyr Naya Ameen Alabed

Funeral of Alkarama football player Ahmad Hashem Alsuwaydan

A powerful prayer during the funeral of Alkarama football player Ahmad Hashem Alsuwaydan

Funeral prayer for the Alkarama football player Ahmad Hashem Alsuwaydan

Child martyr Naya Ameen Alabed

Funeral and a final goodbye for the child martyr Naya Ameen Alabed

Funeral for child martyr Naya Ameen Alabed

Joret Alshayah:

Funeral prayers today for martyr Aktham Alshabaan

Jobar:

The village was stormed by army forces and shabeeha [Assad thugs] several days ago and till today most of the civilians have been forced to leave their homes as the army enters the streets. The army has been stealing from inside the homes as well as taking over the civilian homes. However as the families fled, several men were arrested at the checkpoints.

Sultaniyeh:

The army forces are storming homes leading to men being arrested and women and children forced to leave. Again, the same tactic where the soldiers steal what is inside the homes and take over the home. Many arrests have been reported.

Kafr Aya:

People are being forced to leave their homes so that the army can take over. The shelling on Baba Amr has also affected the area leading to more than 20 injuries today.

Talbiseh:

Intense shelling on the neighbourhood today from surrounding checkpoints led to 4 martyrs from them a child with more than 20 injuries

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Videos from yesterday 24/02/2012:

Activist Mulham Jundi injured

Activist Abo Alzayn injured by 2 sniper shots:

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