The most violent escalation starts its 78th day with a series of new raids by the Russian “guarantor’s” warplanes amid absence of regime’s warplanes from the skies for more than 12 hours
Warplanes of the Russian “guarantor” carried out 2 rounds of aerial bombardment on “Putin – Erdogan” area, after midnight of yesterday and Tuesday morning, where they carried out more than 16 raids on places in both Khan Shaykhun city and its surroundings in the southern countryside of Idlib, as well as Kafr Zita town and its surroundings in the northern countryside of Hama, while regime’s warplanes have been absent from the atmosphere of the area for 12 hours, and in the same context, the regime forces launched tens of rocket shells on places in Tal Meleh, al-Jabin, Hawijah, Hawash, al-Sakhr, Hasraya and al-Ziyara in the northern and northwestern countryside of Hama, and the vicinity of al-Najeya, Mar’and, the abandoned battalion area, and areas in Idlib countryside, and al-Zerba town in the southern countryside of Aleppo, where the shelling led to fires and caused material damage.
And with the fall of more casualties, it rose to at least 2496, 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 15 of July 2019, and they are: 653 civilians including 168 children and 131 citizen women, and they are 78 including 24 children and 21 women, and 2 of the civil defense were killed in Russian aerial bombardment on the countryside of Idlib and Hama, and 57 including 14 women and 10 children were killed in the fall of barrel bombs, and 380 including 100 children, 70 women, and 4 members of the rescue teams were killed in targeting by regime’s warplanes, also 85 people including 15 women and 11 children were killed in a ground shelling carried out by the regime forces, and 52 citizens including 19 children and 10 women were killed in shelling by the factions on al-Suqaylabiyah, Qamhana, Al-Rasif, Al-Aziziyah, Karnaz, Al-Nairab Camp, neighborhoods in Aleppo city and its southern countryside, while at least 956 of the jihadi groups were killed in the Russian airstrikes and the regime’s shelling including 606 of the Jihadis, in addition to the killing of 887 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 15th of July 2019, the Syrian Observatory documented the death of 3025 people in the Russian – Turkish truce areas, they are 940 civilians including 250 children under the age of eighteen and 195 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 80 people including 25 children under the age of eighteen and 16 citizen women over the age of eighteen, they were killed in the fall of shells launched by the factions, and 1042 fighters were killed in different conditions within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 651 fighters of the “Jihadis” and 1043 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 3254 people in areas of Erdogan – Putin agreement, they are: 1021 civilians including 278 children and 209 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 82 people including 25 children and 15 women, were killed in the fall of shells launched by the factions, and 1109 fighters were killed in deferent circumstances within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 665 of the “Jihadi” fighters, and 1124 members of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them.