المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

More airstrikes and barrel bombs target the “de-escalation” area causing more casualties

Air and ground bombardments continue within “Putin – Erdogan” area during the 85th day of the most violent escalation, where the Russian warplanes carried out new raids on Khan Shaykhun city in the southern countryside of Idlib, also regime’s warplanes carried out more raids on Idlib countryside targeting places in Hish, Bsames, and the vicinity of al-Qiyasat in the southern countryside of Idlib, while a civilian was killed and others were injured in the fall of barrel bombs dropped by helicopters on Jabbala village and its outskirts in the southern countryside of Idlib, and in the same context, the factions targeted with missiles places in Karnaz town which is controlled by the regime forces in the northwestern countryside of Hama.

And with the fall of more casualties, it rose to at least 2659, 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 23rd of July 2019, and they are: 766 civilians including 192 children and 143 citizen women, and they are 121 including 27 children and 25 women, and 5 of the civil defense were killed in Russian aerial bombardment on the countryside of Idlib and Hama, and 61 including 15 women and 10 children were killed in the fall of barrel bombs, and 420 including 116 children, 73 women, and 4 members of the rescue teams were killed in targeting by regime’s warplanes, also 98 people including 19 women and 17 children were killed in a ground shelling carried out by the regime forces, and 66 citizens including 22 children and 11 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 975 fighters were killed in the Russian airstrikes and the regime’s aerial and ground shelling including 614 of the Jihadis, in addition to the killing of 918 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 23rd of July 2019, the and Syrian Observatory documented the death of 3188 people in the Russian – Turkish truce areas, they are 1052 civilians including 274 children under the age of eighteen and 207 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 95 people including 28 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 1061 fighters were killed in different conditions within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 659 fighters of the “Jihadis” and 1075 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 3417 people in areas of Erdogan – Putin agreement, they are: 1134 civilians including 302 children and 221 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 96 people including 28 children and 15 women, were killed in the fall of shells launched by the factions, and 1128 fighters were killed in deferent circumstances within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 673 of the “Jihadi” fighters, and 1155 members of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them.

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