المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

About 35 barrel bombs target 11 areas in both Idlib and Hama countryside since morning leaving casualties and wounded along with more than 20 airstrikes carried out by the Russian and the regime’s warplanes

The operations of the heaviest escalation within the areas of the so-called Russian – Turkish truce and Putin – Erdogan demilitarized zone, continue in their 10th consecutive day in the terms of the attacks and aerial and rocket shelling, where the today’s aerial escalation is the most violent one since the Russian warplanes returned to escalate their bombardment on the 26th of April 2019, in addition to the regime’s warplanes, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has monitored at least 54 airstrikes since the midnight of Monday – Tuesday and until now, where the Russian warplanes targeted places in the vicinity of Tremla by 4 raids, and places in Al-Lataminah by 4 other raids, and one raid targeted Qasabiyeh, while the regime’s warplanes targeted places in Kafr Nabudah by 4 raids, Al-Habit by 4 other raids, and the vicinity of Tremla by 2 other, in addition to a raid that targeted Al-Hawash, the raids by the Syrian regime’s warplanes were also accompanied by targeting by their heavy machineguns to the abovementioned areas, while the heaviest escalation came through the helicopters which started today morning to drop explosive barrels after they stopped in September 2018, where they dropped more than 34 barrel bombs on both Idlib and Hama countryside, where they dropped 8 barrels on Al-Hbit, 6 barrels on Kafr Nabudah, 5 barrels on Qalaat al-Madiq, while Oraynabah, Al-Kirkat, Bab Al-Taqah, Al-Sahriyyeh, Arima, Abdin and Tremla were targeted by 2 explosive barrels each, the helicopters also targeted Al-Sakhr village north of Hama by one explosive barrel, and the SOHR documented the death of a citizen woman and the fall of injuries in the bombardment by explosive barrels which targeted Oraynabah south of Idlib.

And with the fall of more casualties, the death toll of casualties rises in the heaviest continuous escalation on its 10th day, to 165 persons in the period since the morning of the 20th of April 2019, until the 30th of April 2019, they are 51 civilians including 12 children and 12 women, were killed in the Russian air bombardment and regime forces’ shelling on areas in Aleppo, Hama, Latakia, and Idlib, including 4 civilians casualty was killed in the fall of shells launched by the factions on Aleppo city, and 19 people were killed in the explosion of a truck loaded with high-explosive materials owned by the jihadi groups in Jisr al-Shughur city west of Idlib, and 28 of the jihadi groups were killed in attacks and clashes against the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them, and 67 of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them were killed in attacks by the jihadi groups on several areas of the demilitarized area.

And during the period between the 15th of February 2019 and the 30th of April 2019, the Syrian Observatory documented the death of 532 people in the Russian – Turkish truce areas, they are 288 civilians including 83 children under the age of eighteen and 69 woman over the age of eighteen, they were killed in the Russian aerial bombardment and the rocket shelling by the regime forces and the factions, and among the death toll of civilians there are 28 people including 6 children under the age of eighteen and 5 citizen women over the age of eighteen, they were killed in the fall of shells launched by the factions, and 88 fighters were killed in different conditions within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 54 fighters of the “jihadis” and 156 of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them.

While the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented since the start of the Russian – Turkish truce the death of 761 people in areas of Erdogan – Putin agreement, they are: 368 civilians including 115 children and 81 women, were killed in shelling by the regime forces and the militiamen loyal to them, targeting, and bombardment by warplanes, and among them there are 31 people including 6 children and 5 women, were killed in the fall of shells launched by the factions, and 155 fighters were killed in deferent circumstances within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 68 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 238 members of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them.

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