The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

The regime forces shell areas in the north of Hama by tens of shells raising to about 1950, the number of ground strikes which targeted the villages and towns of this countryside

Hama Province – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored artillery and rocket shelling by the regime forces on areas in the northern sector of Hama countryside, where the regime forces targeted areas in Al-Lataminah town by about 35 shells, raising to more than 1949, the number of artillery and rocket shells that were launched by the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them to, targeting areas in the northern, northeastern, and northwestern countryside of Hama during the last 35 days, where the rocket and artillery shelling targeted the villages and towns of the northern countryside of Hama such as al-Lataminah, Kafr Zita, Hasraya, Zakat, al-Janabera “al-Bana”, M’aarkbeh, al-Sayyad, Tal Osman, Hawash, and several other areas in this countryside.

And the Syrian Observatory published yesterday, Friday the 10th of August 2018, that it monitored renewed bombardment which targeted areas in the northern sector of Hama countryside, where the SOHR monitored bombardment by warplanes which targeted areas in Kafr Zita town, along with bombardment by helicopters on areas in the vicinity of Al-Arba’in village, along with similar bombardment by helicopters which targeted areas in Al-Lataminah town, and the bombardment which caused material damage to the property of the citizens, while no information about casualties was reported, also it is noteworthy that these shelling -which was monitored by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights- caused several casualties and wounded in the areas were the shells fell, also the intense shelling which varied between today and the other caused more destruction in the above-mentioned villages and towns, which had previously witnessed similar and more violent shelling, which caused considerable destruction and serious material damage to the citizens’ property, infrastructure, public, and private facilities, as well as hundreds of casualties and wounded, where the shelling increases when violent clashes or major attacks erupt between the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them of Syrian and non-Syrian nationalities against the rebel and Islamic factions.