المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Two soldiers killed in the violent missile attacks on the eastern outskirts of Latakia’s suburbs

The Syrian Observatory learned from reliable sources that 2 military personnel (who have not been identified until the moment) were killed during the intensive missile attack that believed to be Israeli strikes, which targeted yesterday night a warehouses within the Technical Industries Foundation located in the eastern suburbs of Latakia city, where the bodies were found after putting out the fires caused by the targeting, and the targeting also injured more than 10 soldiers: seven of them are Syrians and the other 3 were not known, which may raise the death toll. And in the same context, the sources of the Syrian Observatory were unable to obtain accurate information about who dropped the Russian warplane into Syrian territorial waters in front of Latakia Province’s coast as it was flying in the area during the bombing last night, where the sources could not obtain accurate information about whether it was dropped by mistake by the air defenses of the Syrian regime, which were firing intensively in all air bases from the western countryside of Homs through Baniyas, Latakia, and Jablah; during the dense missile shelling which is believed to be Israeli on Syrian coast sites, and the reliable sources of the Syrian Observatory confirmed that the air defenses had dropped at least 8 of the missiles which targeted the Syrian coast.

The Syrian Observatory published in the past hours that Syrian Observatory for Human Rights obtained information from a number of intersected sources, which confirmed to the Syrian Observatory that more than 10 members of the regime forces and of military personnel were injured, and some of them are in serious condition, as a result of the targeting which hit the warehouses of the Technical Institution (Al-Mo’assasah Al-Teqaniyah) in the eastern outskirts of Lattakia city, the Syrian Observatory also monitored that a drone was shot down in the countryside of Baniyas city, in the countryside of Tartus province, after being targeted while it was flying over the area, while the Syrian Observatory published hours ago, that explosions rocked the coastal area, in the western part of Syria, caused by rocket shelling which targeted areas in Lattakia, and sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, that the missiles, which are not known until now whether they are Israeli or affiliated to the International Coalition, targeted warehouses of the Technical Institution (Al-Mo’assasah Al-Teqaniyah) in the eastern outskirts of Lattakia city, where flashes were repeatedly seen in the skies of Lattakia, Tartus and Baniyas, caused by targeting by the regime’s Air Defenses to these missiles trying to intercept them, also the area witnessed interruption of electricity, but no information was reported yet about the amount of human and material losses caused by this targeting.

And successive explosions rocket on Saturday the 15th of September 2018, areas in the suburbs of the capital Damascus, intersected sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, that they were caused by rocket targeting which hit areas near Damascus International Airport and its vicinity, believed to be fired by the Israeli forces, targeting warehouses and a weapons shipment that recently arrived to these warehouses, which caused substantial damage, but no information about casualties was reported yet, and the Syrian Observatory published on the 4th of September 2018, that the explosions which rocked the coastal city of Baniyas in Tartus countryside, and Masyaf Mountains in the western countryside of Hama, were caused by Israeli rocket shelling which targeted positions including Iranian military constructions, which caused material damage, amid confirmed information about the fall of casualties, where 2 violent explosions rocked at that time, Baniyas area in Tartus countryside, intersected sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory that they were caused by the fall of 2 missiles on the area of Harf Bnamra near Baniyas Refinery, in the area of Deir al-Bishl, in the outskirts of Baniyas city, and this is the first time that Baniyas is subjected to rocket targeting, while no information was reported about the amount of material damage, and the Syrian Observatory monitored in the same day, the sound of violent explosions that rocked Masyaf area, in the western sector of Hama countryside, caused by rocket targeting to Masyaf Mountains, on the road between Masyaf city and the area of Wadi Al-Oyoun, and their source is not known so far, the SOHR also published on the 2nd of September 2018, that 3 persons including two members of the military personnel, were killed as a result of the explosions which targeted Al-Mazza Military Airbase and which were caused by Israeli rocket targeting, where it resulted in successive explosions in ammunition depots inside the airbase, in addition to the fall of 10 wounded some of whom are in serious condition.

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