المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

After more than 4000 air and missile strikes in 7 days, the regime forces continue to advance north of Hama and about 20 have been killed during the continuous clashes since the morning

It rose to 4 at least, the number of civilians who were killed today, Monday, they are 2 civilians were killed in the Russian raids on al-Zerba village in the southern countryside of Aleppo, a child was killed in the Russian aerial bombardment on Shannan village, and a person was killed in the ground shelling that targeted the vicinity of Morek town in the northern countryside of Hama, while the clashes continue at a violent pace north of Hama between the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them against the factions, the clashes are concentrated in two areas: al-Sakhr area in the northern countryside of Hama, and al-Janabera area in the same countryside, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that the regime forces were able to hold their control of Janabera village, amid their advancement in Tal Osman area and information about controlling it completely, while the factions targeted 2 tanks of the regime forces in al-Sakhr and al-Janabera areas, which damaged them, also the clashes which were accompanied by shelling and targeting have caused confirmed casualties in the ranks of both parties, where more than 7 members of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them were killed, and 12 fighters of the National Liberation Front factions were also killed, and the death toll is expected to rise because there are some people in critical situation.

While the Russian warplanes carried out more raids in the “de-escalation” area, raising to 57, the number of raids that targeted Aleppo, Hama, and Idlib since midnight of yesterday until now, they are: 8 on Samadaniyah, 4 on the vicinity of Khan al-Sobol, 4 on Kafrsajna, 4 on Tramla, 4 on Abdita, 3 on al-Zerba village and al-Hmira south of Aleppo, 3 on al-Twinah, 3 on Kafrenbudeh, 3 on al-Naqir, 3 on the surrounding of Kafr Nubl area, and 2 on each of Tal Osman, Hersh al-Qassabiyyeh, Mughr al-Hamam, Kafr Owaid, north of Khan Shaykhun, Qlidin, vicinity of Shannan, vicinity of al-Mozra, and Karsaa area.

And with the fall of more casualties, it rose to at least 115, the number of people who were killed since the 30th of April 2019, the date of start of the most violent escalation in terms of aerial and ground bombardment, shelling, and targeting since Putin-Erdogan agreement, and they are: 62 civilians including 8 children and 17 citizen women, where 24 of them including 5 female children and 7 women, another woman and two of her children, were killed in Russian aerial bombardment on the countryside of Idlib and Hama, and 16 including 6 women and a child girl were killed in the fall of barrel bombs, and 9 including a woman, a child, and a member of the rescue teams were killed in targeting by regime’s warplanes, also 11 people including 3 women were killed in a ground shelling carried out by the regime forces, while at least 17 of the jihadi groups were killed in the Russian airstrikes and the regime’s shelling, and 15 of the factions were killed in clashes against the regime forces, in addition to the killing of 19 members of the regime forces in targeting and shelling by jihadi groups and factions.

And with the fall of more casualties, the death toll rises in the heaviest continuous escalation on its 14th day, to 269 persons in the period since the morning of the 20th of April 2019, until the 6th of May 2019, they are 113 civilians including 22 children and 27 women, were killed in the Russian air bombardment and regime forces’ shelling on areas in Aleppo, Hama, Latakia, and Idlib, including 5 civilians casualties were killed in the fall of shells launched by the factions on Aleppo city, al-Hadir town south of Aleppo, al-Khandeq village, and al-Suqaylabiyah town in Hama countryside, 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 35 of the jihadi groups were killed in attacks and clashes against the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them, and 17 of the factions were killed during clashes against the regime force and bombardment by warplanes, and 85 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 4th of May 2019, the Syrian Observatory documented the death of 645 people in the Russian – Turkish truce areas, they are 351 civilians including 92 children under the age of eighteen and 85 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 29  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 119 fighters were killed in different conditions within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 69 fighters of the “jihadis” and 174 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 875 people in areas of Erdogan – Putin agreement, they are: 432 civilians including 124 children and 97 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 32 people including 6 children and 5 women, were killed in the fall of shells launched by the factions, and 186 fighters were killed in deferent circumstances within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 82 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 256 members of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them.

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