Relative calm continues within “Putin – Erdogan” area after more than 430 air and ground strikes targeting the countryside of Latakia, Idlib, and Hama during the 58th day of the heaviest escalation
Warplanes of the Russian “guarantor” renewed the bombardment and carried out several raids on areas of the “de-escalation,” where they targeted the agricultural land of Latmin village at the northern countryside of Hama, while the Syrian regime’s warplanes are still absent from the area’s airspace since Wednesday afternoon, and the Syrian Observatory published before this afternoon that it rose to 10, the number of people who were killed today, Wednesday, the 26th of June 2019, by airstrikes of the regime and the Russian warplanes in Idlib countryside, and they are: 4 displaced people including a woman were killed in raids by regime’s warplanes on the western outskirts of Idlib city, and 2 civilians were killed in bombing by regime’s warplanes on the outskirts of Maarrat al-Nu’man city south of Idlib, 3 including 2 members of the civil defense were killed in targeting by the Russian warplanes on a car of them on the outskirts of Khan Shaykhun south of Idlib, and a civilian from Kafr Zita town died affected by injuries he had in bombardment by regime’s warplanes on Khan Shaykhun city days ago, and the number of casualties may rise because there are more than 32 wounded people in several areas, and some of them are in dangerous situations.
In the same context, the Syrian Observatory documented the death of a child in shelling by factions on Karnaz town in the northern countryside of Hama, which is controlled by the regime forces.
At another context, the cautious calm has been prevailing the “Putin – Erdogan” demilitarized area, where aerial and ground bombardment has stopped about 2 hours ago after tens of raids and barrel bombs by the regime and the Russians, in addition to hundreds of shells and missiles.
And with the fall of more casualties, it rose to at least 1943, 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 26th of June 2019, and they are: 526 civilians including 131 children and 103 citizen women, and they are 56 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 319 including 84 children, 59 women, and 4 members of the rescue teams were killed in targeting by regime’s warplanes, also 71 people including 11 women and 9 children were killed in a ground shelling carried out by the regime forces, and 37 citizens including 16 children and 8 women were killed in shelling by the factions on al-Suqaylabiyah, Qamhana, Al-Nairab Camp, neighborhoods in Aleppo city and its southern countryside, while at least 786 of the jihadi groups were killed in the Russian airstrikes and the regime’s shelling including 508 of the Jihadis, in addition to the killing of 631 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 26th of June 2019, the Syrian Observatory documented the death of 2472 people in the Russian – Turkish truce areas, they are 813 civilians including 217 children under the age of eighteen and 167 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 65 people including 22 children under the age of eighteen and 14 citizen women over the age of eighteen, they were killed in the fall of shells launched by the factions, and 872 fighters were killed in different conditions within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 553 fighters of the “Jihadis” and 787 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 2701 people in areas of Erdogan – Putin agreement, they are: 894 civilians including 245 children and 181 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 67 people including 22 children and 12 women, were killed in the fall of shells launched by the factions, and 939 fighters were killed in deferent circumstances within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 567 of the “Jihadi” fighters, and 868 members of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them.