المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

For the third time during this day…the regime forces target the Turkish post in Shir Mghar leaving casualties and wounded

The activists of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored that the regime forces carried out artily shelling today evening, targeting the Turkish observation post in Shir Mghar area in the north-western countryside of Hama, in the 3rd round of shelling to hit the Turkish post in Shir Mghar by the regime forces since morning, and in the details obtained by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights; the regime forces directly targeted a guarding point and a bulwark of Turkish soldiers within the Turkish post, which resulted in the killing of a Turkish soldier and injured 3 others 2 of whom have seriously wounded, after that, the SOHR’s activists monitored a Turkish warplane and 3 helicopters flying over the “de-escalation” zone to evacuate the injuries present inside the post.

And the Syrian Observatory published this morning, that it monitored rocket shelling by the regime forces targeted Shir Mghar village on Sunday morning, where some of the shells fell on the Turkish point and its outskirts causing fire in the area, where this incident has been repeated recently, also a Turkish convoy arrived in the point of Shir Mghar west of Hama after he entered at midnight of yesterday, and the Syrian Observatory published on the 16th of June 2019, that it monitored missile shelling carried out by the Turkish Forces and the loyal factions on positions and points of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them in Soran, Tal Bzam, Maan, and al-Kabariyyah in the northern and northeastern countryside of Hama, in addition to Karim checkpoint at the northwestern countryside of Hama, where the shells were launched from the Turkish observation posts in Morek and Shir Mghar, and these strikes are considered the first of their kind in the area carried out by Turkey against the Syrian regime forces, where this comes hours after the fall of shells launched by the regime forces on the Turkish point in Morek which caused the outbreak of fire there, and a similar shelling carried out by the regime forces 3 days ago on the Turkish point in Shir Mghar in the western countryside of Hama, which caused injuries among the Turkish soldiers.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published this morning that a fire erupted in the Turkish observation post in Morek, due to the fall of shells launched by the regime forces on the area, and this comes a few days after a similar targeting of the Turkish point took place in Shir Mghar which caused a fire and injured Turkish soldiers.

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