The jihadi groups and the factions are continuing their counter attack in the northern countryside of Hama and warplanes and helicopters intensify their airstrikes on the “de-escalation” areas
The clashes are still continuing until now in the areas of Al-Hamamiyat hill, Al-Jebbin and the vicinity of Kernaz in the northern and north-western countryside of Hama, where violent clashes are taking place between the regime forces and gunmen loyal to them on one hand, against the factions and jihadi groups on the other in these areas, in conjunction with exchange of shelling by missiles and artillery shells between the both parties, amid the flight of warplanes and helicopters over the northern countryside of Hama along with dropping more barrel bombs and missiles, where the Russian warplanes carried out 6 raids on areas in the villages of Hasraya and Al-Arba’in, raising to 12, the number of raids carried out by the Russian warplanes since morning 4 of which have targeted Karsaa village and its outskirts, and 2 raids targeted the outskirts of Kafr Nubl, while the regime’s warplanes carried out 4 raids on areas in the vicinity of Khan Shaykhun city and Hish town in the southern countryside of Idlib, raising to 25, the number of raids carried out by the regime’s warplanes today, Monday, on Kabanah area in Jabal Al-Akrad, Al-Hbit town in the southern countryside of Idlib, Khan Shaykhun city and Hish town, while the helicopters dropped more barrel bombs on the clash areas and other areas in Al-Hbit town and Kaf Sajna, raising to 104, the number of barrel bombs dropped by helicopters on places within the “de-escalation” area today Monday, they are: 47 on Kabana area in Jabal al-Akrad in the northern countryside of Latakia, 28 on al-Hbit in the southern countryside of Idlib, 8 on places in the areas of Al-Hamamiyat and Tal Al-Jebbin, 6 on Kafr Sajna and Rakaya Sajna, 4 barrel bombs on Karsa’a, 4 on Sheikh Idris, 3 on Tel A’as and 2 raids on each of Kafr Zita town and Shahrnaz and Baarbu villages.
While the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the death of 5 civilian casualties 4 of whom were killed in aerial and ground shelling by the regime forces they are: a citizen who was killed in bombardment by the regime’s warplanes on areas in Al-Hbit town, a citizen in bombardment by the helicopters by barrel bombs on areas in Kafr Ayn village, a citizen who died affected by the injury he had in rocjet shelling by the regime forces on Kafr Nubl and a citizen who was killed due to artillery and rocket shelling by the regime forces on areas in Al-Lataminah town, in addition to a 15-year-old child who was killed in shelling by the factions on areas in Al-Suqaylabiyah town in the western countryside of Hama.
And with the fall of more casualties, it rose to at least 355, 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: 122 civilians including 22 children and 30 citizen women, and they are 33 including 7 female children and 9 women, another woman and two of her children, were killed in Russian aerial bombardment on the countryside of Idlib and Hama, and 23 including 7 women and a child girl were killed in the fall of barrel bombs, and 34 including 7 women, 5 children, and a member of the rescue teams were killed in targeting by regime’s warplanes, also 25 people including 5 women and a child were killed in a ground shelling carried out by the regime forces, and 8 citizens including 6 children and a woman were killed in shelling by the factions on al-Suqaylabiyah, while at least 126 of the jihadi groups were killed in the Russian airstrikes and the regime’s shelling, in addition to the killing of 106 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 24th day, to 508 people in the period since the morning of the 20th of April 2019, until the 13th of May 2019, they are 173 civilians including 35 children and 40 women, were killed in the Russian air bombardment and regime forces’ shelling on areas in Aleppo, Hama, Latakia, and Idlib, including 12 civilians casualties including 6 children and a citizen woman 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 144 of the jihadi groups and the factions were killed in attacks and clashes against the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them, and 172 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 13th of May 2019, the Syrian Observatory documented the death of 884 people in the Russian – Turkish truce areas, they are 411 civilians including 105 children under the age of eighteen and 98 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 36 people including 12 children under the age of eighteen and 6 citizen women over the age of eighteen, they were killed in the fall of shells launched by the factions, and 212 fighters were killed in different conditions within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 143 fighters of the “Jihadis” and 261 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 1114 people in areas of Erdogan – Putin agreement, they are: 492 civilians including 137 children and 110 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 39 people including 12 children and 6 women, were killed in the fall of shells launched by the factions, and 279 fighters were killed in deferent circumstances within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 158 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 343 members of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them.