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An eruption of violence around the village of Dama, in southern Syria, between Druze and Bedouin living in the area – the Bedouin backed by rebel groups – killed at least 15 people Saturday, according to multiple sources.Local activists, however, said only two members of the rebel Free Syrian Army, allied with the Bedouin, had died in the skirmishes around Dama, near the Lajat region. Another 20 Druze were wounded in the fighting, they said.The violence was preceded by several weeks of kidnappings and murders, undertaken by Bedouin, targeting Druze locals, and Druze paramilitaries, targeting the Bedouin.
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