The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Residents and fighters from the southern countryside of Aleppo refuse the calls of its Operations Room in the area to evacuate villages adjacent to the areas of presence of the regime forces and their allies

Aleppo Province – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: locals and fighters from the southern sector of Aleppo countryside, have issued a statement confirming their rejection to leave their villages or evacuate them, as a response to the statement of the Operations Room of the southern countryside of Aleppo, despite the displacement of tens of families from these villages, for fear of a military action in the area, where the statement -of which the Syrian Observatory received a copy- confirmed that after a statement was issued by the Operations Room of the southern countryside of Aleppo, calling on the citizens to evacuate the villages of “Jazraya, Zamma, al-Osmaniyyah, Jdaydet Talafeh, Hwair al-Eis, Tal Bajer, Banes, and Barnah”, under the pretext of being overlapping with the contact lines with the regime’s fronts, we ((the revolutionaries and dignitaries of  the southern countryside of Aleppo)), emphasize our firmness in our villages and we will not evacuate them, and we inform you that the military situation of the points of contact and shelling by the regime, have never changed since the beginning of 2018, and there is no real reasons for evacuating these villages, such as military mobilizations or reinforcements of the regime forces, and to our brothers in the Operations Room of the southern countryside of Aleppo, you promised us to adhere to the fronts, and we promise you to adhere to our decision and pledge to be shields protect your back.

And the Syrian Observatory published yesterday that a statement issued by the Operations Room of the southern countryside of Aleppo, in which they declared “the villages adjacent to and overlapping with the contact lines with the regime which are the following villages: Jazraya, Zammar, al-Osmaniyyah, Jdaydet Talafeh, Hwair al-Eis, Tal Bajer, Banes, and Barnah as a military area”, where the Operation Room called the people in the statement to evacuate these villages within a maximum period of 48 hours from the date of publishing the statement, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also published on the night of Wednesday, the 16th of August 2018, that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored mobilization by Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham in the western sector of Aleppo countryside, and in the details obtained by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights; Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham mobilized hundreds of its members in the western countryside of Aleppo, and sat up a large number of checkpoints on the roads between the towns and cities of the western countryside of Aleppo, in conjunction of the arrival of great military reinforcements of Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham including medium and heavy weapons, from both Hama and Idlib countryside, along with the arrival of a great column of the Islamic Party of Turkestan in Aleppo countryside, provided with weapons, military equipments and armored vehicles, without information about the reasons of this unprecedented mobilization.