Silently and with coordination with the Turkish side, Russian warplanes claim the lives of about 40 people half of them are women and children in 12 days of escalation on Idlib province

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored a continuous flight of Russian warplanes this morning over the eastern countryside of Idlib until Maarrat al-Nu’man, accompanied by the overflights of helicopters over the northern sector of Hama countryside, in conjunction with cautious calm that has been prevailing the Russian – Turkish truce areas since after midnight of yesterday until now, interrupted by the fall of shells this morning in al-Lataminah town north of Hama, and the flight of the Russian warplanes comes in a almost-normal and daily scene in search of new massacres for the warplanes, which started the escalation along with the regime forces on the 9th of March 2019, leaving tens of casualties and wounded, most notably the massacre that Idlib city witnessed on the 13th of March 2019, which killed 26 people including 8 children under the age of eighteen, 2 women and 9 prisoners of Idlib Central Prison, and the last one was in Shashabo Mountain after the midnight 2 days ago, which claimed the lives of 5 civilians, they are a man and his 4 children, in addition to the death of 4 people they are: 2 women, 1 child, and a member of the civil defense, they were killed in airstrikes by Russian warplanes targeted al-Minzar village on the 9th of March 2019, and 2 women were killed in aerial bombardment targeted Kafr Amim camp in Saraqib countryside, also the Russian strikes caused a large number of injuries of varying severity, and all the Russian strikes which targeted several areas of Idlib Province, especially Saraqib area and area of Damascus-Aleppo international highway and the Aleppo-Latakia international highway, all of them came in full coordination with the Turkish side, which is a guarantor of the supposed truce, which emerged from Putin – Erdogan agreement about the demilitarized area, which extends from the northeastern mountains of Latakia to the northwestern suburbs of Aleppo city through the countryside of Hama and Idlib.

The Syrian Observatory published yesterday evening that Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored more violations that targeted areas of the provinces where the Russian – Turkish truce are valid, where the regime forces targeted areas in Murak town in the northern countryside of Hama, the regime forces also targeted places in the Abandoned Battalion area in the eastern sector of Idlib countryside, while the regime forces shelled areas in Qalaat al-Madiq on the administrative border between Hama and Idlib, while the SOHR published hour ago, that regime forces’ shelling targeted areas in the villages and towns of Hwaiz, al-Hawijah, Jisr Beit al-Ras, and al-Sharia in Sahl al-Ghab, also the regime forces targeted areas in Khan Shaykhun city intensively, while the shelling targeted areas in al-Tah village in the southeastern countryside of Idlib, coincided with shelling targeted areas in al-Lataminah town and al-Latmin village in the northern sector of Hama countryside, while the Syrian Observatory monitored targeting by 2 helicopters fire areas in al-Lataminah town, which caused material damage, but no information about casualties, while the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights received information about shooting down of a drone in al-Lataminah area north of Hama, and the Syrian Observatory published hours earlier that areas on the outskirts of Qal’aat al-Madiq town, Zayzoun Station, the villages of Mashik, al-Jamasa, al-Hamra, Shahranaz, al-Hawijah, al-Sahriyya, al-Mestriha, al-Karkat, and Kura in the northwestern countryside of Hama, were shelled by the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them, but no information about casualties, in conjunction with rocket shelling by the regime forces targeted areas in the northeastern countryside of Latakia, and Tallat al-Zwiqat and Kabani in the western countryside of Jisr al-Shughur, and other areas on the outskirts of al-Lataminah and Morek towns in the northern countryside of Hama within the demilitarized area, while the factions operating in the northern countryside of Hama targeted areas in Shatha town in the western countryside of Hama, which is under the control of the regime forces, which caused material damage, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published hours ago that regime forces continue their escalation in areas of the Russian – Turkish truce in the 4 provinces and the demilitarized areas of Putin – Erdogan, hours after the escalation of aerial bombardment on areas there, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored targeting by the regime forces for areas in the towns of Morek and Kafr Zita and Lahaya village in the northern countryside of Hama within the demilitarized area, and other areas in the towns of al-Ziyara and al-Sermaniyyeh, and the villages of Jesr Beit al-Ras and al-Hwayz in Sahl al-Ghab at the northwestern countryside of Hama, and in the same context, the regime forces shelled by artillery shells places in the abandoned battalion area and al-Khwyn town in the southeastern countryside of Idlib, and Khan Shaykhun city in the southern countryside of Idlib, and areas in the vicinity of Kabani area in Jabal al-Akrad at the northeastern countryside of Latakia, and Kafr Hamra town in the northern countryside of Aleppo, while several people were injured in shelling by the regime forces targeted areas in the villages of Deir Senbol and Shorlin in Shashabo Mountain in the northwestern countryside of Hama, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published this morning that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored a renewed escalation carried out by warplanes after midnight of yesterday within the demilitarized area and the Russian – Turkish truce areas, where the Observatory monitored the flight of a squadron of warplanes over Idlib province, and carrying out more than 20 air raids targeting areas and places in al-Qassabiyyeh, Sheikh Mustafa Tal’aas, the vicinity of Kafr Sejneh, Bsida, Kafruma, near al-Hamdiyyeh in the southern countryside of Idlib, al-Frika and al-Faqea in al-Rouj plain area and Jabal Shashabo, in addition to the sugar factory south of Jisr al-Shughur city in the western sector Idlib.

And the Syrian Observatory learned that the airstrikes against al-Faqea killed 5 people of one family, they are a man and his 4 children, and the shelling injured more than 6 others including the mother of the children who were killed, and with the fall of more casualties it rose to 477, the number of people who were killed since Erdogan – Putin agreement, 220 civilians including 80 children and 43 women, were killed in shelling by the regime forces and the militiamen loyal to them, among them 11 citizens including 3 children, who were killed in the fall of shells launched by the factions, and 9 persons whose identity is not known so far whether they were civilians or fighters; of who were killed in bombardment by warplanes on Idlib Central Prison, and 104 fighters were killed in deferent circumstances within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 27 of the “Jihadi” fighters and 23 fighters of Jaysh al-Izza, who were killed in ambushes and clashes including a commander at least, they were killed in ambushes and attack by the regime forces in the northern countryside of Hama, and 144 members of the regime forces and the militiamen loyal to them, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published yesterday that the escalation continues in areas of the Russian – Turkish truce, where the Syrian Observatory monitored an escalating shelling targeted areas in Qal’aat al-Madiq town and the villages of Hwaiz and Sharia in the northern countryside of Hama, which caused material damage, also the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them targeted areas in al-Lataminah town and Zakat village in the northern countryside of Hama within the demilitarized area, and other areas in the villages of al-Bernas and al-Safiyyat in the western countryside of Jisr al-Shughur in the western countryside of Idlib, while the Syrian Observatory received confirmed information about the injury of a defected captain of the regime forces, who is one of the escorts of the leader of Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement, during an inspection tour of the fighters’ positions in the northeastern mountains of Latakia, while the regime forces targeted by a guided missile an agricultural tractor in al-Kinda village in Latakia countryside, which killed 2 citizens one of them is a child and wounded others, while 2 children were injured in shelling by factions of the National Liberation Front in the villages of al-Rasif and al-Aziziya in the northwestern countryside of Hama under regime forces’ control, and in the same context, the factions operating in the northern countryside of Hama shelled areas in Muhradah city and al-Suqaylabiyah town in the western countryside of Hama, which is inhabited by Christian citizens, and other areas in al-Bahsa village in the same countryside and controlled by the regime forces.

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