With the support of Shabiha, government forces raided the town which followed a shelling on the town. During the raiding, government forces field-executed a number of residents, looted and thieved, and abducted residents.
Abu Eyas Al Hourani, an eyewitness from the village residents who was one of the survivors. Abu Eyas is still alive, and he told SNHR team of what he saw:
“On 22 July 2013, regime forces with pro-government people’s committees raided Jbieliya village in the western suburbs of Daraa and broke into houses and randomly arrested a large number of the village residents including women and children.”