More than 1000 air and ground strikes at the end of the 14th day of the most violent escalation ever claim the lives of 4 citizens and the factions and the jihadi groups withdraw from the areas they advanced into in the northern countryside of Hama hours ago

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored that the clashes in Al-Hamamiyat, Tal Al-Jebbin and the vicinity of Kernaz in the northern and north-western countryside of Hama, had stopped after the withdrawal of the factions and the jihadi groups from the area into which they have advanced without achieving  any change on the map of influence, where the clashes which lasted from today’s sunset until the withdrawal of the factions, have left human losses, where the Syrian Observatory documented the death of 6 fighters of the jihadi groups and the factions who were killed in the clashes, also 4 members of the regime forces were killed in the same clashes, and with regard to the aerial bombardment, the helicopters dropped more barrel bombs on theareas in Al-Hbit town bringing the number of barrel bombs to 108, they are: 47 on Kabana area in Jabal al-Akrad in the northern countryside of Latakia, 32 on al-Hbit in the southern countryside of Idlib, 8 on places in the areas of Al-Hamamiyat and Tal Al-Jebbin, 6 on Kafr Sajna and Rakaya Sajna, 4 barrel bombs on Karsa’a, 4 on Sheikh Idris, 3 on Tel A’as and 2 raids on each of Kafr Zita town and Shahrnaz and Baarbu villages.

While the regime’s warplanes carried out several raids on areas in Hish town in the southern countryside of Idlib, and Kafr Zita in the northern countryside of Hama, raising to 36, the number of raids carried out by the regime’s warplanes today, Monday, on Kabanah area in Jabal Al-Akrad, Al-Hbit town in the southern countryside of Idlib, Khan Shaykhun city, Hish and Kafr Zita town and Hasraya village, in conjunction with opening the fire of heavy machineguns by warplanes on areas in Al-Lataminah and Kafr Zita towns in the northern countryside of Hama, the SOHR also documented 12 raids carried out by the Russian warplanes since morning 4 of which have targeted Karsaa village and its outskirts, and 2 raids targeted the outskirts of Kafr Nubl.

In the same context, it rose to 850, the number of shells and missiles fired by the regime forces since dawn targeting places in Kabanah area in Jabal Al-Akrad, Al-Hbit town in the south of Idlib, Al-Lataminah and Kafr Zita towns and the villages of Al-Huwayz, Hasraya and Al-Zakah and other places in Sahl Al-Ghab, Jabal Shashabo, the southern and western countryside of Idlib and the northern countryside of Aleppo.

While the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the death of 5 civilian casualties 4 of whom were killed in aerial and ground shelling by the regime forces they are: a citizen who was killed in bombardment by the regime’s warplanes on areas in Al-Hbit town, a citizen in bombardment by the helicopters by barrel bombs on areas in Kafr Ayn village, a citizen who died affected by the injury he had in rocjet shelling by the regime forces on Kafr Nubl and a citizen who was killed due to artillery and rocket shelling by the regime forces on areas in Al-Lataminah town, in addition to a 15-year-old child who was killed in shelling by the factions on areas in Al-Suqaylabiyah town in the western countryside of Hama.

The SOHR also documented the death of 31 fighters of the jihadis and the factions who were killed today in clashes against the regime forces and gunmen loyal to them in the areas of Jabal Al-Akrad, Sahl Al-Ghab, Jabal Shashabo and the areas of Al-Hamamiyat, Tal Al-Jebbin, also 21 members of the regime forces were killed today in clashes against the factions and the jihadi groups in the areas of Jabal Al-Akrad, Sahl Al-Ghab, Jabal Shashabo and the areas of Al-Hamamiyat, Tal Al-Jebbin.

And with the fall of more casualties, it rose to at least 365, the number of people who were killed since the 30th of April 2019, the date of start of the most violent escalation in terms of aerial and ground bombardment, shelling, and targeting since Putin – Erdogan agreement, and they are: 122 civilians including 22 children and 30 citizen women, and they are 33 including 7 female children and 9 women, another woman and two of her children, were killed in Russian aerial bombardment on the countryside of Idlib and Hama, and 23 including 7 women and a child girl were killed in the fall of barrel bombs, and 34 including 7 women, 5 children, and a member of the rescue teams were killed in targeting by regime’s warplanes, also 25 people including 5 women and a child were killed in a ground shelling carried out by the regime forces, and 8 citizens including 6 children and a woman were killed in shelling by the factions on al-Suqaylabiyah, while at least 132 of the jihadi groups were killed in the Russian airstrikes and the regime’s shelling, in addition to the killing of 110 members of the regime forces in targeting and shelling by jihadi groups and factions.

And with the fall of more casualties, the death toll rises in the heaviest continuous escalation on its 24th day, to 518 people in the period since the morning of the 20th of April 2019, until the 13th of May 2019, they are 173 civilians including 35 children and 40 women, were killed in the Russian air bombardment and regime forces’ shelling on areas in Aleppo, Hama, Latakia, and Idlib, including 12 civilians casualties including 6 children and a citizen woman were killed in the fall of shells launched by the factions on Aleppo city, al-Hadir town south of Aleppo, al-Khandeq village, and al-Suqaylabiyah town in Hama countryside, and 19 people were killed in the explosion of a truck loaded with high-explosive materials owned by the jihadi groups in Jisr al-Shughur city west of Idlib, and 150 of the jihadi groups and the factions were killed in attacks and clashes against the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them, and 176 of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them were killed in attacks by the jihadi groups on several areas of the demilitarized area.

And during the period between the 15th of February 2019 and the 13th of May 2019, the Syrian Observatory documented the death of 894 people in the Russian – Turkish truce areas, they are 411 civilians including 105 children under the age of eighteen and 98 woman over the age of eighteen, they were killed in the Russian aerial bombardment and the rocket shelling by the regime forces and the factions, and among the death toll of civilians there are 36 people including 12 children under the age of eighteen and 6 citizen women over the age of eighteen, they were killed in the fall of shells launched by the factions, and 218 fighters were killed in different conditions within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 143 fighters of the “Jihadis” and 265 of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them.

While the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented since the start of the Russian – Turkish truce the death of 1124 people in areas of Erdogan – Putin agreement, they are: 492 civilians including 137 children and 110 women, were killed in shelling by the regime forces and the militiamen loyal to them, targeting, and bombardment by warplanes, and among them there are 39 people including 12 children and 6 women, were killed in the fall of shells launched by the factions, and 285 fighters were killed in deferent circumstances within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 158 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 347 members of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them.

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