*** Hosh Nasri was retaken by pro-government forces in September 2016 during a government/Hezbollah offensive. All of its citizens were displaced and it is currently occupied by government/Hezbollah forces. As no civilians remain, it has been removed from project monitoring efforts.***
Dates: Was besieged from mid-2013 to September 2016 when it was captured by pro-government forces and its remaining residents were displaced.
Siege classification: Watchlist (Formerly Tier 2)
Besieged by: Formerly Syrian govt.
UN recognized siege?: No
Current population: 0
Active conflict: In September 2016 the rural village of Hosh Nasri was captured by pro-government forces and its remaining residents were displaced. Nearby towns are at high risk of suffering the same fate as pro-government forces continue to advance.