Israeli strikes kill 6 civilians -half of them are children- in Rif Dimashq, and kill about 10 members of regime’s loyal militias of non-Syrian nationalities in the countryside of Homs and near the capital, Damascus
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the death of 6 civilians including 3 children and one woman, near Sahnaya area in Rif Dimashq, but it is not known until the moment whether they were killed in an Israeli shelling or by the fall of remnants of missiles on the area and the enormous pressure caused by the explosions there, and in the same context, the Syrian Observatory documented the killing of at least 9 fighters loyal to the Syrian regime, they are: 1 fighter of Syrian nationality and the rest of them are of non-Syrian nationalities; they were killed in the Israeli strikes that took place in the vicinity of the capital Damascus and in Homs countryside, and the death toll is expected to rise because there are some people in critical situation, as well as information about other casualties, and the Syrian Observatory published in the past hours that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored after the midnight of Sunday – Monday, that Israeli warplanes and warships hit targets of the regime’s army and of the Iranian militiamen and the Lebanese Hezbollah within both countryside of Damascus and Homs, and in the details obtained by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights; at least 10 targets have been hit in the vicinity of the capital Damascus, they are: the 1st Division in Al-Kiswah area south of the capital Damascus, the headquarters of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards in the Regiment 91 in the south of Damascus too, the scientific research center in Jamraya in Rif Dimashq, and the orchards between Jadidat Artouz and Sahnaya in Rif Dimashq, which caused material damage to property of the citizens and the injury of a number of citizens due to the fall of missiles’ remnants on the area, the Israeli bombardment also targeted military positions affiliated to the Lebanese Hezbollah in the barren mountains of Qara and Felita, where the raids and the warships’ bombardment resulted in the outbreak of huge fires as a result of the explosion of ammunition warehouses, where the Syrian Observatory monitored many ambulances rushing towards the targeted areas in the Western Qalamoun, so it is expected that there are casualties and wounded in the ranks of the Lebanese Hezbollah, and in the same context, the SOHR monitored bombardment by the Israeli warplanes that targeted the scientific research center in Um Haratayn in the western countryside of Homs, and a military airbase in the southern countryside of Homs, where the Lebanese Hezbollah and Iranian forces are located, and the targeting resulted in the fall of injuries in the ranks of both parties
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 12th of June 2019 that since mid-April 2019, until Wednesday, the 12th of June 2019, the Israeli forces have carried out 7 attacks on sites and points of the regime forces, their loyal militias, the Iranian forces, and their loyal gunmen in several areas in Syria, which killed 31 of them, they are: 25 Iranians, the Syrian, and non-Syria militias loyal to them, 6 of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them, and more than 50 were injured, in addition to destroying ammunition depots, weapons, and machines, where the last targeting took place after midnight Tuesday-Wednesday against Tal al-Hara, which is considered the highest hill in the western countryside of Daraa and in the demolished Al-Quneitra in the southern countryside for Quneitra, where Tal al-Hara has air-defense radars and batteries, also the Israeli warplanes bombed on the 3rd of June 2019 the T4 Airbase east of Homs, in which there are warehouses and military bases belong to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, where at least 5 people including one soldier pf the regime forces were killed, also 10 at least were killed, they are 7 believed to be of non-Syrian nationalities were killed during strikes targeted the southwest of Damascus on the 2nd of June 2019, and 3 Syrians of the regime forces were killed in the Israeli strikes that targeted the Quneitra countryside at dawn on the same day.
In May last month of the year 2019, the Israeli forces targeted on the 27th of May a military vehicle of the regime’s air defense in Tal al-Shaar area in the mid-sector countryside of Al-Quneitra, killing an officer and a member, and injuring another member of the regime forces, and on the 18th of May, the Israeli strikes targeted the Brigade 90 located in al-Kom area in the northeastern countryside of Quneitra, in which forces of the Lebanese Hezbollah are positioned, and they targeted on the 17th of the same month al-Kiswah area southwest of Damascus in which there are warehouses for Iranians and the Lebanese Hezbollah and air defense bases, while at least 14 were killed of the Iranians and their loyal groups, they are 9 of Syrian and non-Syrian nationalities residing on the Syrian territory, while the other 5 include at least 3 Iranians, and all of them were killed in the Israeli bombardment that targeted the Accounting School in Masyaf city and the medium-range missiles development center in al-Zawi village and al-Tala’ee camp in Sheikh Ghadban village in Masyaf countryside in mid-April 2019.
The Syrian regime -in turn- did not stand by, where it gave its orders to the airbases and put its ground forces on alert; to begin with its warplanes and helicopters the process of responding to the Israeli shelling, but -as usual- the response was against the Syrian civilians, where since late April 2019 until the moment, it carried out about 6250 airstrikes through its warplanes and helicopters, in addition to more than 24600 ground strikes, which caused human massacres, where the Syrian Observatory has documented since the 20th of April 2019, until Wednesday the 12th of June 2019, the death of 399 civilians including 94 children and 77 women, they were killed in the air raids, the fall of barrel bombs, shells, and missiles targeting the countryside of Aleppo, Hama, Idlib, and Latakia.