More than 500 ground and air strikes target the “de-escalation” area within the first day of the declared Russian – Turkish truce
On the first day of the declared Russian – Turkish truce, the Russian planes carried out 2 raids on Tremla village in southern countryside of Idlib, also the number of raids carried out by regime’s warplanes since Thursday morning has increased to 97 airstrikes, targeting Kafr Zetta, Morek, al-Lataminah, Hasraya, and al-Zakat in the northern countryside of Hama, and al-Jabin and Tal Meleh northwest of Hama, Khan Shaykhun, al-Hbit, Jabbala, Maarzita, Marata, Josef, Ma’aret Hurmah, Ihsim, Sfuhen, Sheikh Mustafa, Tremla, and Hass in the southern sector of Idlib countryside, in conjunction with more than 400 rocket shells launched by the regime forces on Kafr Zita, and Morek north of Hama, Khan Shaykhun, al-Hbit, Ameriyah, Muqah, Abdeen, al-Naqir, and Arinbeh south of Idlib, and al-Hwyja, al-Hwash, and Zayzoun Power Plant in Sahl al-Ghab, in addition to areas in Jabal al-Turkman in the northeastern countryside of Latakia, in addition to that, the helicopters dropped 6 barrel bombs on the villages of Tremla and Ma’aret Hurmah in the southern sector of Idlib countryside, while the rebel and Islamic factions targeted Hama airbase with tens of rocket shells, but no information about casualties in the ranks of the regime forces.
the Syrian Observatory published this afternoon that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented more casualties in the continuous air and ground strikes on “Putin – Erdogan” area, where it rose to 6, the number of people who were killed during the first day of the declared truce, they are 4 citizens including a woman were killed in rocket shelling carried out by the regime forces this morning on Muqah village north of Khan Shaykhun in the southern countryside of Idlib, and a child was killed in bombardment but the regime forces on Josef village in Jabal al-Zawiya, and a man was killed in bombardment by warplanes on Khan Shaykhun and its vicinity south of Idlib.
And with the fall of more casualties, it rose to at least 1540, 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 12th of June 2019, and they are: 405 civilians including 97 children and 85 citizen women, and they are 52 including 16 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 43 including 9 women and 5 children were killed in the fall of barrel bombs, and 225 including 46 women, 57 children, and a member of the rescue teams were killed in targeting by regime’s warplanes, also 63 people including 10 women and 9 children were killed in a ground shelling carried out by the regime forces, and 23 citizens including 10 children and 4 women were killed in shelling by the factions on al-Suqaylabiyah, while at least 621 of the jihadi groups were killed in the Russian airstrikes and the regime’s shelling, in addition to the killing of 516 members of the regime forces in targeting and shelling by jihadi groups and factions.
And during the period between the 15th of February 2019; the date of the meeting of “Rouhani – Erdogan – Putin” until the 13th of June 2019, the Syrian Observatory documented the death of 2069 people in the Russian – Turkish truce areas, they are 673 civilians including 181 children under the age of eighteen and 149 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 51 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 707 fighters were killed in different conditions within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 465 fighters of the “Jihadis” and 671 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 2298 people in areas of Erdogan – Putin agreement, they are: 773 civilians including 211 children and 161 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 53 people including 16 children and 8 women, were killed in the fall of shells launched by the factions, and 774 fighters were killed in deferent circumstances within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 480 of the “Jihadi” fighters, and 753 members of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them.