Fierce clashes continue east of Maarrat Al-Nu’man and shells of jihadi groups kill a child south of Aleppo city

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the death of a child and the injury of several others, due to the fall of shells fired by jihadi groups on Al-Wadihi village which is under control of the regime forces in the southern countryside of Aleppo.

In connection to this, fierce clashes continue in several areas in the south-eastern countryside of Idlib, between the factions and jihadi groups on one hand, and the regime forces and gunmen loyal to them on the other, in an ongoing attack by the regime forces to expand their scope of control after they recovered the positions they lost for the factions and jihadis in the past few days.

The battles are accompanied by continued airstrikes by the regime and Russian warplanes, amid information about more casualties in the ranks of both parties.

With the fall of more casualties, it rose to at least 721, the number of people who were killed since the 31st of August 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 2nd of December 2019, and they are: 186 civilians including 48 children and 36 citizen women, and they are 80 including 25 children and 13 women were killed in Russian aerial bombardment on the countryside of Idlib and Hama, and 3 were killed in the fall of barrel bombs, and 30 including 3 children 6 women were killed in targeting by regime’s warplanes, also 61 people including 15 women and 15 children were killed in a ground shelling carried out by the regime forces, and 12 citizens including 5 children and 2 women were killed in shelling by the factions on regime forces’-controlled areas in Aleppo and its countryside and the countryside of Hama, while at least 259 fighters were killed in the Russian airstrikes and the regime’s aerial and ground shelling including 169 of the Jihadis, in addition to killing of 276 members of the regime forces in targeting and shelling by jihadi groups and factions.

Thus, it rose to at least 4822, 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 3rd of December 2019, and they are: 1231 civilians including 308 children and 222 citizen women, and they are 305 including 69 children and 56 women, and 9 of the civil defense and 6 of the ambulance team were killed in Russian aerial bombardment on the countryside of Idlib and Hama, and 91 including 19 women and 15 children were killed in the fall of barrel bombs, and 567 including 157 children, 96 women, and 5 members of the rescue teams were killed in targeting by regime’s warplanes, also 175 people including 35 women and 36 children were killed in a ground shelling carried out by the regime forces, and 92 citizens including 31 children and 16 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 1924 fighters were killed in the Russian airstrikes and the regime’s aerial and ground shelling including 1256 of the Jihadis, in addition to killing of 1667 members of the regime forces in targeting and shelling by jihadi groups and factions.

During the period between the 15th of February 2019; the date of the meeting of “Rouhani – Erdogan – Putin” until the 3rd of December 2019, and Syrian Observatory documented the death of 5348 people in the Russian – Turkish truce areas, they are 1514 civilians including 389 children under the age of eighteen and 286 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 118 people including 34 children under the age of eighteen and 20 citizen women over the age of eighteen, they were killed in the fall of shells launched by the factions, and 2010 fighters were killed in different conditions within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 1288 fighters of the “Jihadis” and 1824 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 5582 people in areas of Erdogan – Putin agreement, they are: 1597 civilians including 418 children and 300 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 119 people including 34 children and 21 women, were killed in the fall of shells launched by the factions, and 2077 fighters were killed in deferent circumstances within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 1392 of the “Jihadi” fighters, and 1908 members of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them.

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