المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

More than 1000 air and ground strikes in the 27th day of the fiercest escalation claim the lives of at least 6 citizens half of them are children and women

It rose to 6, the number of casualties who were killed today due to the aerial and ground bombardment within the “de-escalation” zone, they are 3 persons including a citizen woman and a child girl who were killed as a result of bombardment by the regime’s warplanes on Maarrat Al-Nu’man city, a man in bombardment by the regime’s warplanes on Om Zaytunah village an other citizen in bombardment by the regime’s warplanes on areas in Kafr Zita town north of Hama, and a citizen woman who was killed due to barrel bombs dropped by helicopters on Al-Ftirah, also it rose to 107, the number of barrel bombs dropped by helicopters since after the midnight, they are: 71 on Kafr Nabudah, 20 on al-Hbit, 8 on Al-Ftirah, 8 on al-Qassabiyyeh, 6 on Khan Shaykhun, and 5 on Sheikh Mustafa, also it rose to 89, the number of raids carried out by regime’s warplanes since today’s dawn, they are: 55 on Kafr Nabudah, 13 on Al-Hbit, 8 on Khan Shaykhun and its outskirts, 7 on Kabana, 5 on each of Naqir, Abdeen and Hish, and 3 raids on each of Kafr Zita, Kafr Sajna, Sheikh Mustafa, Om Zaytunah and Maarrat Al-Nu’man, while it rose to 840 the number of shells and missiles which targeted separated areas in both northern and north-western countryside of Hama, the southern countryside of Idlib, in addition to Jabal Al-Akrad in the northern countryside of Latakia, where Kafr Nabudah has been targeted by more than 550 shells and missiles since today’s dawn.

And with the fall of more casualties, it rose to at least 770, 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, until today, the 25th of May 2019, and they are: 230 civilians including 47 children and 45 citizen women, and they are 44 including 13 children and 12 women, another woman and two of her children, were killed in Russian aerial bombardment on the countryside of Idlib and Hama, and 28 including 8 women and a child girl were killed in the fall of barrel bombs, and 95 including 13 women, 20 children, and a member of the rescue teams were killed in targeting by regime’s warplanes, also 41 people including 5 women and 4 children were killed in a ground shelling carried out by the regime forces, and 21 citizens including 10 children and 3 women were killed in shelling by the factions on al-Suqaylabiyah, while at least 292 of the jihadi groups were killed in the Russian airstrikes and the regime’s shelling, in addition to the killing of 248 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 36th day, to 923 people in the period since the morning of the 20th of April 2019, until the 26th of May 2019, they are 280 civilians including 61 children and 56 women, were killed in the Russian air bombardment and regime forces’ shelling on areas in Aleppo, Hama, Latakia, and Idlib, including 25 civilian casualties including 10 children and 4 citizen women 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 310 of the jihadi groups and the factions were killed in attacks and clashes against the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them, and 314 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; the date of the meeting of “Rouhani – Erdogan – Putin” until today, the 25th of May 2019, the Syrian Observatory documented the death of 1299 people in the Russian – Turkish truce areas, they  are 515 civilians including 131 children under the age of eighteen and 114 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 49 people including 16 children under the age of eighteen and 9 citizen women over the age of eighteen, they were killed in the fall of shells launched by the factions, and 378 fighters were killed in different conditions within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 227 fighters of the “Jihadis” and 403 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 1528 people in areas of Erdogan – Putin agreement, they are: 598 civilians including 162 children and 126 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 52 people including 16 children and 8 women, were killed in the fall of shells launched by the factions, and 445 fighters were killed in deferent circumstances within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 241 of the “Jihadi” fighters, and 485 members of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them.

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