Ground shelling target the sector of Aleppo, Idlib and Hama within the “de-escalation” zone interrupting the cautious calm that imposes itself over the area

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored the increased pace of ground shelling by the regime forces on the four sectors of the “de-escalation” zone, where they shelled by rocket shells areas in Kafrumah, Kansafrah, Sfuhen, Al-Ftirah, Kafr Oweid and Maar Zita in the southern countryside of Idlib, Al-Ziyyarah village in Sahl Al-Ghab west of Hama, they also targeted by artillery and rockets, areas in Khan Tuman, Al-Mansourah and the area of the scientific research center in the western countryside of Aleppo, in the same context, activists of the SOHR monitored rocket shelling carried out by the jihadi factions on positions of the regime forces in Qal’aat Shalaf in the northern countryside of Latakia, along with rocket shelling by the regime forces on the areas of Al-Haddadah and Kabana in the same countryside, while the area of Maar Zita in the southern countryside of Idlib came under rocket shelling, in conjunction with the overflihgt of Russian reconnaissance planes over the area.

And with the fall of more casualties, it rose to at least 4145, 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, until the 19th of September 2019, and they are: 1064 civilians including 264 children and 189 citizen women, and they are 228 including 44 children and 43 women, and 8 of the civil defense and 5 of the ambulance team were killed in Russian aerial bombardment on the countryside of Idlib and Hama, and 88 including 19 women and 15 children were killed in the fall of barrel bombs, and 542 including 155 children, 91 women, and 5 members of the rescue teams were killed in targeting by regime’s warplanes, also 125 people including 22 women and 23 children were killed in a ground shelling carried out by the regime forces, and 81 citizens including 26 children and 15 women were killed in shelling by the factions on al-Suqaylabiyah, Qamhana, Al-Rasif, Al-Aziziyah, Karnaz, Jurin, Al-Nairab Camp, neighborhoods in Aleppo city and its southern countryside, while at least 1673 fighters were killed in the Russian airstrikes and the regime’s aerial and ground shelling including 1088 of the Jihadis, in addition to killing of 1408 members of the regime forces in targeting and shelling by jihadi groups and factions.

And during the period between the 15th of February 2019; the date of the meeting of “Rouhani – Erdogan – Putin” until the 19th of September 2019, and Syrian Observatory documented the death of 4670 people in the Russian – Turkish truce areas, they are 1347 civilians including 345 children under the age of eighteen and 253 women 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 107 people including 31 children under the age of eighteen and 19 citizen women over the age of eighteen, they were killed in the fall of shells launched by the factions, and 1759 fighters were killed in different conditions within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 1123 fighters of the “Jihadis” and 1564 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 4901 people in areas of Erdogan – Putin agreement, they are: 1430 civilians including 374 children and 267 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 108 people including 31 children and 20 women, were killed in the fall of shells launched by the factions, and 1825 fighters were killed in deferent circumstances within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 1225 of the “Jihadi” fighters, and 1647 members of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them.

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