المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

More than 11 bombings hit Idlib city and its countryside in less than 48 hours leaving more casualties and raising the death toll to 520 people since late April

Idlib Province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the security chaos escalates in the areas that are controlled by Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham and other factions in Idlib province and the surrounding countryside, where after 4 IEDs and RPG shell since midnight of yesterday until the morning of today, Idlib city witnessed the fifth bomb attack by targeting a car of an Islamic faction near al-Ziraa Hospital in the city, which injured a member, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published this morning that a new explosion shook Isqat town in the northwestern sector of Idlib countryside after midnight of yesterday, it turned out to be caused by targeting by unidentified people using an RPG shell for a house in the town, but no information about casualties, while 2 IEDs exploded after midnight of yesterday, one on the road of Bennesh village in the eastern countryside of Idlib near the service building which caused injuries, and the other one near the town’s garage in the area of Ma’arrat Mesrin Roundabout in Idlib city, which injured a person, and in the same context, an explosion was heard this morning in Marshmarin village in the eastern countryside of Idlib, it turned out to be caused by an IED explosion near the house of a commander in Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham, which killed a child and injured other people, raising to 518, the number of people who were killed in the countryside of Idlib, Aleppo, and Hama, since the 26th of April 2018, the date of starting the security chaos to be escalated in the province, they are the wife of an Uzbek commander and another child was with her, and the attorney-general of the Ministry of Justice of the Rescue Government, in addition to 150 civilians including 20 children and 12 women, of who were assassinated through bomb explosions, IED detonations, shooting, abduction, murder and then throwing the bodies in remote areas, and 314 fighters of Syrian nationality belong to Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham, al-Sham Corps, the Islamic Movement of Ahrar al-Sham, Jaysh al-Izza, and other factions operating in Idlib, and 51 fighters of Somali, Uzbek, Asian, Gulf, Jordanian, Turkish and Caucasian nationalities have been assassinated in the same ways, also the assassination attempts have injured tens of people with varying severity.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 8th April 2019 that Idlib Province and the surrounding countryside are witnessing a continuation of security chaos, as Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham and other factions failed to control the security, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored the explosion of an IED in a car of a members of the National Front at the eastern neighborhood of Kafr Nubl town in the southern countryside of Idlib which injured a person, while another IED exploded while being dismantled from the car of the Waqf officials in Salqin town in the northern countryside of Idlib after midnight, which injured a member of Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published this morning that an explosion was heard after midnight of yesterday in al-Dana town in the northern countryside of Idlib, it was caused by an IED explosion near a car in the town which caused casualties, where at least one person was killed and others were injured, who; 2 IEDs exploded this morning in Idlib city, one of which targeted a car of Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham near the al-Jarrah roundabout in al-Qosur neighborhood in Idlib city, which injured several members, also a woman and her child were injured as a result of an IED explosion in al-Qosur neighborhood as well.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published hours ago that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham carried out 2 executions in Sarmada area in the northern countryside of Idlib, where it executed a person on charge of being “the leader of the cell of Wadi Haj Khaled area, the cell which is affiliated to the “Islamic State” organization”, and the other person was killed on charge of “kidnapping a cashier working in the money business and killing his brother-in-law”, also the SOHR monitored the explosion of an IED in the vehicle of the Imam of Maarrat Al-Nu’man mosque in the northern countryside of Idlib which injured him, while the Syrian Observatory published about 24 hours ago that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that the security forces of Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham carried out an execution against one of the prisoners, and sources confirmed that the execution took place in Jisr Al-Shughr city in the western countryside of Idlib, on charge of belonging to cells that carry out kidnappings and relating to the “Islamic State” organization, while the Syrian Observatory monitored more incidents of security chaos represented by kidnapping 3 persons local sources said that they work in “weapons trafficking”, where they were kidnapped by unidentified gunmen in Saraqeb area in the eastern countryside of Idlib, while the SOHR published on the 15th of March 2019, that Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham is trying to control the continuous security chaos in its areas of control in Idlib and the surrounding countryside, by prosecuting cases and assassinations, arresting the defendants, extracting confessions from them and carrying out the sentences, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham executing 2 people in Maarrat al-Nu’man city in the southern countryside of Idlib, for theft and killing of a cashier in Sarmada town in the northern countryside of Idlib, the Syrian Observatory published on the 2nd of March 2019 that intersected sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory that number of people executed by Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham in front of Fusion Restaurant in Idlib city rose to 10 people, believed to be sleeper cells of the “Islamic State” Organization, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published hours ago that Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham executing about 8 people, the sources said that they were members of the “Islamic State” organization’s cells, where they were executed in front of “Fusion Restaurant” in al-Debit neighborhood at Idlib city, in which shooting took place yesterday by a person which killed 8 people and injured others, and the Syrian Observatory published that the Syrian Observatory monitored the increase of number of casualties in the violent bombing that hit Idlib city, on the 1st of March of 2019, where it rose to 8 including 6 “jihadi” fighters, the number of people who were killed in the explosion, of which intersected sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory that it was caused by a person’s detonation for himself using an explosive belt at “Fusion Restaurant” in al-Debbit neighborhood, after he shot those who were at the restaurant using a light weapon he had, and reliable sources confirmed that fighters of different nationalities of the area’s “jihadis” frequently came to the restaurant.

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