The Mayor of the Municipality of Asbi'ah, Saad Al Shartaa confirmed the reception of 12 bodies from the Red Crescent of Tarhouna branch, who had been held captive by the militants known as "Kaniyat" in Tarhouna.

Al Shartaa said Tuesday that only four of the bodies have been identified so far, pointing out that they have requested the city hospital to transfer the other bodies to Gharyan hospital to facilitate the identification process.

Sources have confirmed the execution of 14 prisoners held by the pro-Haftar militia in Tarhouna, three of them are said to be civilians.