About 130 barrel bomb and raids target “Putin – Erdogan” demilitarized area since the morning, as clashes continue in north of Hama
Aerial and ground bombardment continues within the “de-escalation” area under the most violent escalation on its 7th consecutive day, where it rose to 66, 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 3 on Karsaa and its vicinity, and 3 on Shahranaz, and 2 on each of Tal Osman, Hersh al-Qassabiyyeh, Mughr al-Hamam, vicinity of Kafr Owaid, north of Khan Shaykhun, Qlidin, vicinity of Shannan, vicinity of al-Mozra, al-Ghassaniya and Tal al-Nar.
In the same context, regime’s Sukhoi warplanes carried out more raids, where it rose to 33, the number of raids that targeted the countryside of Idlib and Hama since this morning, they are: 7 on al-Hbit, 5 on al-Sermaniyyeh, 4 Kafr Nabudah, 3 raids on each of Kabbaneh, Abdeen, Kansafra, outskirts of Mra’eian, Kafr Zita, and 2 raids on the abandoned battalion area east of Idlib.
While regime’s Mig warplanes carried out this morning 4 raids on areas at KafrSajneh and its outskirts in the southern countryside of Idlib, and 2 raids targeted al-Sayyad village.
While the Syrian Observatory monitored the rise in number of barrel bombs dropped over the “de-escalation” since this morning to 22 barrels, they are 8 barrels on al-Hbit town south of Idlib, 8 on Kafr Nabudah town north of Hama, 3 on Qassabiyyeh, and 3 on al-Sakhr village, and in the same context, the clashes continue between the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them against the factions and jihadi groups, in several areas in the northern countryside of Hama, in an attempt by the regime forces to achieve more advancement, while the factions seek to regain the areas they lost, amid information about more casualties in the ranks of both parties, and in the same context, 2 shells launched by the factions landed on Masaken al-Sabil neighborhood in the western part of Aleppo city, which is under the control of the regime forces, also the factions targeted by rocket shells al-Sqylbiyyeh, Tal Sekkin, Bridij, and al-Sifsafiyeh in the western countryside of Hama.
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.