المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

The regime forces continue their heavy shelling within the demilitarized zone and target the sectors of Aleppo, Hama and Idlib by tens of shells and missiles

The regime forces carried out a new series of rocket shelling today evening, Saturday, targeting the areas of the alleged truce between the Russians and the Turks and of the demilitarized zone, where they targeted areas in Tel A’as village in the southern sector of Idlib countryside by more than 24 rocket shells, the regime forces also shelled by several other shells, areas in Jazraya and Zammar in the southern countryside of Aleppo, as well as other areas in Tawil al-Haleeb and the Abandoned Battalion in the eastern countryside of Idlib, in addition to shelling that targeted places in al-Janabera, Kafr Nabudah, the vicinity of Al-Jisat and Qalaat al-Madiq in the north-western countryside of Hama, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published hours ago, that Bashar al-Assad’s regime and its allies are shelling, destroying, and killing within the 4 provinces of Idlib, Aleppo, Hama, and Latakia, where the Russian – Turkish truce is in force, at a time when the public local, regional, and international opinion and media are preoccupied with the process of ending the “Islamic State” Organization’s control east of Euphrates River, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored ground shelling by more than 600 rocket, artillery, and mortar shells targeting areas in Khan Shaykhun, Maarrat al-Nu’man, Abdeen, and other areas between Kafr Sajna, Sheikh Mustafa, Maaret Herma area, Tremla, Qassabiyyeh, Om Jalal, Kafr Sejneh, Jarjanaz, Jamasa, Khwyn, al-Zarzour, Om Jalal, al-Shaarah, Sukayk, al-Tamanah, Talmanas, and Marshamsha in the southern countryside of Idlib, Bab al-Taqa, Sharia, Hwaiz, Hawijah, and al-Twinah in Sahl al-Ghab at the northwestern countryside of Hama, and Kafr Nabudah, al-Lataminah, Morek, Latmin, al-Zakat, al-Arba’in, M’aarkbeh, al-Sayyad, Jaberiyyeh, Tal Hawash, al-Bwayda, Atshan, and al-Sakhr in the northern countryside of Hama, and Qal’aat al-Madiq on the administrative border between Idlib and Hama, and Jabal Shashabo area, while the factions targeted areas controlled by the regime forces and other places in al-Rashedin suburb and Mansoura town west of Aleppo city, where the they targeted al-Suqaylabiyah, Qamhana, Asilah, Muhradah, Salhab, and other places in the countryside of Masyaf, which are controlled by the regime forces in the western and northwestern sectors of Hama countryside, and places in the areas of Soran and Maan in the northern sector of Hama countryside, and Jam’eyyat al-Zahra’a area on the western outskirts of Aleppo, also the Syrian Observatory monitored targeting by the factions operating in the southern countryside of Aleppo by rocket shells, for positions of the regime forces in Tal Waset at the same countryside.

 

The heavy shelling in the past 48 hours resulted in the death of 18 persons including 8 children and 7 women, they are: 9 persons (3 women, and 6 children) who were killed on Friday the 15th of February 2019, as a result of the shelling on Khan Shaykhun city, while 9 other citizens were killed today, Saturday the 16th of February 2019, including a chemist, 2 children and 4 women, they all killed in Khan Shaykhun, Maarrat Al-Nu’man and Qalaat al-Madiq, and the death toll is expected to increase due to the presence of injured cases in serious conditions, raising to at least 247, the number of people who were killed since Erdogan – Putin agreement, they are 98 civilians including 39 children and 18 women, were killed in shelling by the regime forces and the militiamen loyal to them, targeting by firearm and bombardment by warplanes, among them 3 were killed in the fall of shells launched by the factions, and 67 fighters were killed in deferent circumstances within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 14 of the “Jihadi” fighters and 23 fighters of Jaysh al-Izza, who were killed in ambushes and clashes including a commander at least, they were killed in ambushes and attack by the regime forces in the northern countryside of Hama, and 82 members of the regime forces and the militiamen loyal to them.

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept