At the end of the 70th day of the escalation campaign, the skies of the “de-escalation” zone witnesses the absence of the regime’s warplanes in the shadow of the halt of battles in the fronts of the north-west of Hama
At the end of the 70th day of the fiercest escalation campaign, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored absence of the regime’s warplanes for about 4 hours from the airspace of the “de-escalation” zone, while the SOHR documented during the day, the death of 23 members of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them who were killed today in clashes and targeting vehicles in the north-west of Hama and Qasabiyeh area south of Idlib, the SOHR also documented the death of 11 including 7 jihadists, the number of fighters who were killed in ground and aerial bombardment and clashes in the same areas, while it documented 70 raids carried out by regime’s warplanes since this morning on the cities, towns, and villages of Maarrat Al-Sin, Kafr Batikh, Abdeen, Maarrat al-Nu’man, the vicinity of Deir Sharqi, al-Hbit, outskirts of Khan al-Sobol, Mdaya, Hersh Bsonqul, Kafruma, and Sheikh Mustafa south of Idlib, and al-Sakhr, Kafr Zita, Tal Meleh, and al-Jabin north and northwest of Hama, also it rose to 520, the number of shells and missiles that targeted Kafr Zita, Tal Meleh, al-Jabin, al-Arba’in, Hwyja, Atshan, al-Zakat, Hurata, Kaf rZita and Al-Lataminah in the northern and northwestern countryside of Hama since this morning, in addition to targeting to Abdeen village south of Idlib.
And with the fall of more casualties, it rose to at least 2229, 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 8th of July 2019, and they are: 584 civilians including 148 children and 116 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 345 including 91 children, 62 women, and 4 members of the rescue teams were killed in targeting by regime’s warplanes, also 80 people including 16 women and 10 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 870 of the jihadi groups were killed in the Russian airstrikes and the regime’s shelling including 550 of the Jihadis, in addition to the killing of 775 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 8th of July 2019, the Syrian Observatory documented the death of 2758 people in the Russian – Turkish truce areas, they are 871 civilians including 234 children under the age of eighteen and 180 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 956 fighters were killed in different conditions within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 595 fighters of the “Jihadis” and 931 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 2987 people in areas of Erdogan – Putin agreement, they are: 952 civilians including 262 children and 194 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 1023 fighters were killed in deferent circumstances within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 609 of the “Jihadi” fighters, and 1012 members of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them.