The Syrian Army Is Being Hit Hard: An Eyewitness Account
A hospital in Syria’s capital sees the number of military casualties mount, as ambushes take their toll.
Like the other military policemen in the minibus, Mohammad Asaad was wearing civilian clothes as he set off for work in the north of the province of Damascus. “No one would take the risk of wearing uniform,” he told me as he lay in his bloodstained T-shirt in Tishreen military hospital, Syria’s main centre for wounded security force personnel and their families.
At An Nabk, a small town about 35 miles from the capital, the crowded minibus came across an