On the 2nd day of the aerial escalation, about 35 airstrikes of raids and barrel bombs target the countryside of Hama and Idlib by the Russian and regime’s warplanes in 2 hours
Intensive aerial bombardment by the warplanes, helicopters, and Russian warplanes has been taking place since Thursday morning, and the Russian warplanes carried out more than 11 airstrikes, where they targeted by 4 air raids places in al-Ankawi in Sahl al-Ghab, 3 raids on places in Tremla and the surrounding areas south of Idlib, 2 raids on al-Qassabiyyeh in the southern countryside of Idlib, a raid was carried out on the northern outskirts of Marshourin in the eastern countryside of Maarrat al-Nu’man, and another raid on al-Mshirfah village in the eastern countryside of Jisr al-Shughur, and 4 raids were carried out by regime’s warplanes; 2 on Qal’aat al-Madiq and 2 on Al-Ankawi in Sahl al-Ghab, coincided with targeting by heavy machineguns for places in Qal’aat al-Madiq, al-Hawash, Hawijah, al-Hamra, and Tal Hawash in Sahl al-Ghab and Jabal Shashabo, while the helicopters dropped 19 barrel bombs, 4 of them targeted Kafr Nabudah town North of Hama, 5 targeted al-Hbit town south of Idlib, 2 targeted each of Tal Aas, Kafr Ayn, Tremla and its outskirts, al-Bana, and al-Sahriyya, while the regime forces continue their intensive missile shelling targeting places in Kafr Nabudah, Qal’aat al-Madiq, and al-Lataminah in the northern and northwestern countryside of Hama, and other places in Hersh Abdeen, Qassabiyyeh, and al-Hbit in southern countryside of Idlib.
And with the fall of more casualties, the death toll of casualties rises in the heaviest continuous escalation on its 11th day, to 170 persons in the period since the morning of the 20th of April 2019, until the 30th of April 2019, they are 53 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 70 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 1st of May 2019, the Syrian Observatory documented the death of 537 people in the Russian – Turkish truce areas, they are 290 civilians including 83 children under the age of eighteen and 70 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 159 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 766 people in areas of Erdogan – Putin agreement, they are: 370 civilians including 115 children and 82 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 241 members of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them.
Pictures by the Syrian Observatory show the destruction in Abdeen village south of Idlib, due to the aerial and ground shelling by the regime forces and the Russian guarantor
Pictures by the Syrian Observatory show the destruction in al-Tamanah town south of Idlib, due to the aerial and ground shelling by the regime forces and the Russian guarantor