On the Syrian territory between the Aprils of 2018 and 2019: Israel targets Iran and its allies the regime and Hezbollah leaving more than 232 casualties and tens of injuries
The Israeli escalation has surpassed a complete year of escalation since early April 2018 until the 13th of April 2019, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights continue to monitor the Israeli escalation whether by missile strikes or air raids, which targeted Iranian and other sites belong to militias operating under its command and sites of the Lebanese Hezbollah, and the last targeting of these strikes was for the accounting school in Masyaf city, the middle-range missiles development center in al-Zawi village, and Tala’ee camp in Sheikh Ghadban village in the countryside of Masyaf of the Iranian Forces and the Syrian regime forces, where the Israeli strikes targeted the location of al-Zawi area on the 23rd of July 2018, also the last strikes before that targeted Aleppo international airport and the area that leads to the industrial city, the vicinity of Damascus International airport, weapons depots and ammunition in Baniyas suburbs, Masyaf Mountains in the Syrian coast, the western countryside of Hama, suburbs of the capital Damascus, and “Itm’enan Support Center” of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard near al-Neirab airbase at the eastern outskirts of Aleppo city, al-Mazzeh airbase, al-Harri area in the countryside of Deir Ezzor, areas in the northern and middle countryside of Quneitra, al-Dabaa Airbase in the southwestern countryside of Homs, campus and the vicinity of the T4 airbase in the eastern sector of Homs countryside, the 47th Brigade and Salhab area in the western countryside of Hama, and locations near the towns of Hodr, Khan Arnabah, and al-Baath city in Quneitra countryside, al-Kiswah area in Rif Dimashq, the area of al-Dumayr military airport, the Triangle of Daraa – Al-Quneitra – al-Suwaidaa of Rif Dimashq, areas of Neirab airbase and Aleppo International Airport, and 2 explosions also hit the military airport of Hama and a location of the Iranian forces in the southern countryside of Aleppo.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored large number of casualties during these strikes, where these heavy strikes caused significant casualties in the ranks of the Iranian forces and the militias operating under its command, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented in about a year of Israeli escalation the killing of more than 146 of the Iranian Forces and their loyal and affiliated forces, as a result of Israeli missile and aerial strikes, which targeted their sites, warehouses, and missiles in several areas in the northern and central of Syria and in the southern Syrian and the Desert since early April 2018, and 28 members at least of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them of Syrian nationality have been killed as a result of explosions in ammunition and fuel depots at Hama airbase west of Hama city, also, news were published about tens of Israeli media strikes against locations of the regime forces and the militiamen loyal to them and the Lebanese Hezbollah, while the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the death of about 58 members of the regime forces and the militiamen loyal to them including officers since April 2018.
And the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published days ago that In conjunction with local, regional and international talk about the stay or withdrawal of Iranian Forces and their loyal and affiliated armed militias, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights -so far- has not monitored any withdrawals by the Iranian military forces, the Iraqi, Afghan and Asian militias, and, the Lebanese Hezbollah from their military positions on the Syrian territory, where the above-mentioned forces remain in their military positions which are spread in most of the Syrian areas, and these sites are distributed between al-Kiswah area and the southwest of Rif Dimashq, the southern countryside of Aleppo, the surroundings the towns of Nubl and Zahra in the northern countryside of Aleppo, the eastern countryside of Idlib, the northern and southern countryside of Hama and Sahl al-Ghab in the northwestern countryside of Hama, al-Qalamoun, Zabadani plain, southwestern countryside of Homs, al-Bokamal, and the Deserts of Homs and Deir Ezzor.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights obtained information from reliable sources about the numbers of Iranian Forces and their loyal militias of Lebanese, Iraqi, Afghan, Iranian and Asian nationalities, where the number is estimated to be more than 32000 non-Syrian fighters.
while the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has documented the killing of thousands of them, since the start of the Syrian revolution in March 2011 until the 13th of April 2019, where at least 8109 members of the non-Syrians mostly from the Shia sect who fight under the banner of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards and their militias of Afghans, Iraqis and Asians, in addition to 1677 at least members of the Lebanese Hezbollah.