المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

More casualties raise to about 2180, the number of people killed during 68 days of the heaviest escalation within “Putin – Erdogan” area

Aerial and ground bombardments continue on “Putin – Erdogan” area during the 68th day of the heaviest escalation, where it rose to77, the number of raids carried out by regime’s warplane on areas at Khan Shaykhun and its vicinity, and Kafrsajna, outskirts of Jabbala, Hish, al-Naqir, Maarzita, Martmater, Sheikh Mustafa, Hzarin, outskirts of Abdeen, Rakaya Sejneh, Ma’aret Hurmah, Kafr Nubl, and the vicinity of al-Qarmid in the southern countryside of Idlib, and Kafr Zita in the northern countryside of Hama, also it rose to 300, the number of rocket shells launched by the regime forces during today, Saturday, targeting areas on the outskirts of Khan Shaykhun in the southern countryside of Idlib, and Morek, Zayzoun, Tal al-Sakhr, al-Hamamiyyat area, the Syriatel area, al-Sayyad, and al-Zakat in the northern and northwestern countryside of Hama, while the it rose to 25, the number of raids carried out by the Russian warplanes on areas in Kafrsajna south of Idlib, and al-Lataminah town in the northern countryside of Hama, while the factions targeted by rocket shells areas in al-Hwaiz, al-Rasif, Karnaz, and al-Azizia which are controlled by the regime forces in the northwestern countryside of Hama.

In the same context, the Syrian Observatory documented the death of about 25 members of the regime forces and the militiamen loyal to them in previous targeting and clashes against the factions and the jihadi groups at the northwestern countryside of Hama, where the members were missing but it turned out that they had been killed and their bodies remained within the contact areas.

And with the fall of more casualties, it rose to at least 2177, 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 6th of July 2019, and they are: 570 civilians including 145 children and 112 citizen women, and they are 65 including 19 children and 18 women, and 2 of the civil defense were killed in Russian aerial bombardment on the countryside of Idlib and Hama, and 55 including 12 women and 10 children were killed in the fall of barrel bombs, and 339 including 89 children, 62 women, and 4 members of the rescue teams were killed in targeting by regime’s warplanes, also 72 people including 12 women and 9 children were killed in a ground shelling carried out by the regime forces, and 39 citizens including 18 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 859 of the jihadi groups were killed in the Russian airstrikes and the regime’s shelling including 543 of the Jihadis, in addition to the killing of 748 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 6th of July 2019, the Syrian Observatory documented the death of 2706 people in the Russian – Turkish truce areas, they are 857 civilians including 231 children under the age of eighteen and 176 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 67 people including 24 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 945 fighters were killed in different conditions within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 588 fighters of the “Jihadis” and 904 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 2935  people in areas of Erdogan – Putin agreement, they are: 938 civilians including 259 children and 190 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 69 people including 24 children and 12 women, were killed in the fall of shells launched by the factions, and 1012 fighters were killed in deferent circumstances within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 602 of the “Jihadi” fighters, and 985 members of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them.

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