The rebel factions shell Hama airbase with tens of rocket shells and more than 1500 air and ground strikes target the countryside of Hama and Idlib as the violent clashes continue northwest of Hama
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that jihadi factions and other rebel factions the targeted Hama airbase by tens of rocket shells, but no information about the extent of casualties in the ranks of the regime forces, also, the clashes are still taking place violently in the areas of Karnaz and al-Jomla at the northern and northwestern countryside of Hama, between the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them supported by Russian forces against the rebel and Islamic factions and the jihadi groups, while it rose to 120 at least, the number of raids that were carried out by regime’s warplanes on the “de-escalation” area on Friday, targeting Khan Shaykhun city and the towns of al-Naqir, Sheikh Mustafa, and al-Hbit in the southern countryside of Idlib, and Kafr Zita, al-Arba’in, al-Lataminah, Hasraya, and al-Zakat in the northern countryside of Hama, and the clash areas in the countryside of Hama, also it rose to 38 at least, the number of raids carried out by the Russian warplanes on Friday targeting al-Zakat, al-Arba’in, Hasraya, Latmin, al-Lataminah, Kafr Zita, and Morek in the northern countryside of Hama, and Khan Shaykhun in the southern countryside of Idlib, also it rose to 35 , the number of barrel bombs dropped by helicopters on Friday on Kabani area in Jabal al-Akrad in the northern countryside of Latakia and Khan Shaykhun, al-Hbit, and al-Naqir south of Idlib, and Kafr Zita, and al-Sayyad north of Hama.
Also it rose to 830, the number of rocket shells launched by the regime forces on the clash areas in Hama countryside, and other areas in the northern and northwestern countryside of Hama and the southern countryside of Idlib, in addition to the Jabal al-Akrad, also it rose to 520, the number of rocket shells launched by the factions since Friday afternoon, where they targeted al-Hamamiyyat, Karnaz, Jomla, al-Jdideh, Kafr Hood, Sheikh Hadid, al-Karakat, Kafr Nabudah, al-Qassabiyyeh, and Tal Hawash which are controlled by the regime forces in the northern and northwestern countryside of Hama.
Also the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the increase in number of casualties against the backdrop of the violent clashes which began after the afternoon of Thursday, where it rose to 53 at least, the number of casualties of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them, the bodies of many of them the regime forces were not able to withdraw, in addition to separating heads of members from their bodies in al-Dahra school east of Jabin after they were killed during the battles, also it rose to 48, the number of fighters who were killed during the aerial and ground bombardment and clashes in Hama countryside, including at least 21 fighters of the rebel and Islamic factions, and among the Jihadis there is a fighter who blew himself up with a car bomb in Karnaz area.
And with the fall of more casualties, it rose to at least 1228, 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 the 7th of June 2019, and they are: 357 civilians including 86 children and 76 citizen women, and they are 48 including 15 children and 16 women, another woman and two of her children, were killed in Russian aerial bombardment on the countryside of Idlib and Hama, and 36 including 8 women and 4 children were killed in the fall of barrel bombs, and 195 including 40 women, 51 children, and a member of the rescue teams were killed in targeting by regime’s warplanes, also 55 people including 8 women and 6 children were killed in a ground shelling carried out by the regime forces, and 22 citizens including 10 children and 4 women were killed in shelling by the factions on al-Suqaylabiyah, while at least 494 of the jihadi groups were killed in the Russian airstrikes and the regime’s shelling, in addition to the killing of 377 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 48th day, to 1378 people in the period since the morning of the 20th of April 2019, until the 7th of June 2019, they are 407 civilians including 100 children and 84 women, were killed in the Russian air bombardment and regime forces’ shelling on areas in Aleppo, Hama, Latakia, and Idlib, including 26 civilian casualties including 10 children and 5 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 509 of the jihadi groups and the factions were killed in attacks and clashes against the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them, and 443 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 the 7th of June 2019, the Syrian Observatory documented the death of 1757 people in the Russian – Turkish truce areas, they are 645 civilians including 170 children under the age of eighteen and 140 women 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 50 people including 16 children under the age of eighteen and 10 citizen women over the age of eighteen, they were killed in the fall of shells launched by the factions, and 580 fighters were killed in different conditions within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 369 fighters of the “Jihadis” and 532 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 1986 people in areas of Erdogan – Putin agreement, they are: 725 civilians including 200 children and 152 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 647 fighters were killed in deferent circumstances within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 384 of the “Jihadi” fighters, and 614 members of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them.