Rocket fire exchange continues between regime forces and jihadist groups in rural Idlib

On Friday midnight, SOHR reported that Russian warplanes carried out air strikes targeting one of the main bread ovens in the town of Masaran in the eastern countryside of Idlib, destroying it completely.

At the same time, clashes and rocket fire exchange took place on frontlines in the south-eastern countryside of Idlib between regime forces on one hand, jihadist groups and opposition factions on the other. The Syrian Observatory confirmed the death of a civilian of al-Ghadfa town, who died of his injuries caused by previous air strike carried out by regime warplanes.

The number of people killed since the last “Putin-Erdogan” agreement on August 31 to date, raised to 1267, 310 of civilians, including 82 children and 62 women killed by regime and Russian “guarantor” aircrafts, in addition to ground bombardments and targets.

140 persons, including 43 children and 24 women were killed in Russian air strikes on Idlib and Hama countryside, 19 persons, including 3 women and 6 children were killed in barrel bombs by helicopters, 60, including 7 children and 13 women were killed in the targeting of regime warplanes.

77 people, including 20 women and 21 children were killed in ground shelling by the regime, 14 civilians, including 5 children and 2 women were killed by factions shelling on regime-held areas In Aleppo city and its countryside and Hama countryside, in the same period, at least 469 fighters were killed by regime and Russians aerial and ground strikes and in clashes , including 337 jihadists, in addition to 488 members of regime forces and loyalists were killed in targeting, bombing, explosions and clashes with jihadist groups and factions.

The death toll since the start of the most violent escalation in the “de-escalation” zone on April 30 to date, raised to 5368 persons, including 1355 civilians, and 342 children and 248 women were killed by regime and Russian “guarantor” warplanes, in addition to bombardment and ground targets.

366 persons, including 87 children, 67 women, 9 civil defense and 6 of the emergency service by Russian air strikes in both Idlib and Hama countryside, 107, including 22 women and 21 children were killed in barrel bombs by helicopters, 597 persons including 162 children, 103 women and 5 members of the rescue teams were killed also in targeting by regime warplanes.

A further 191 people, including 40 women and 41 children were killed in ground bombardments carried out by regime forces, 94 civilians, including 31 children and 16 women were killed by opposition factions shelling on Saqalbya, Qamhanah, Al-Rasif, Aziziya, Karnaz, Jurin, Al-Nairb camp and other neighborhoods in Aleppo city and its southern countryside, In the same period, at least 2134 fighters were killed by regime and Russian air and ground strikes and clashes, including 1424 jihadists, in addition to 1879 of regime forces and loyalists killed in targets, bombings, explosions and clashes with jihadist groups and opposition factions.

During the period between the 15th of February 2019, the date of “Ruhani – Erdogan – Putin” metting until today, the Syrian Observatory documented the death of 5894 people in the Russian –Turkish truce areas, 1638 civilians, including 423 children and 312 women were killed by Russian air strikes and rocket fire by regime forces and opposition factions.

Among the death toll of civilians there is 120 people including 34 children and 20 women were killed in shell launched by opposition factions on regime-held areas, and 2220 fighters were killed in different circumstances within the demilitarized zone since recent Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 1456 fighters of “Jihadis” and 2036 of regime forces and loyalists.

SOHR also reported since the start of Russian – Turkish truce, the death of 6128 people in areas of Erdogan – Putin agreement,1721 civilians including 452 children and 326 women were killed in shelling, targeting and bombardment by regime warplanes and loyalists, among causalities there were 121 people, including 34 children and 21 women who killed in shelling launched by opposition factions.

2287 fighters were killed in deferent circumstances within the demilitarized zone since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 1560 of “Jihadist”, 2120 members of regime forces and loyalists.

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