After tens of attempts…the regime forces advance in the strategic village of Tal Melh north of Hama after preliminary heavy ground and aerial firepower by the regime and its helicopters
After tens of attempts and the disparate efforts as well as the preliminary heavy ground and aerial firepower by tens of rocket shells and the helicopters’ barrel bombs , the regime forces and gunmen loyal to them managed to take the control of large spaces of the strategic village of Tal Melh in the northern countryside of Hama, after fierce clashes between the Islamic and rebel factions and jihadi groups on one hand, against the regime forces and gunmen loyal to them on the other, and this comes about 52 days after the factions and jihadis managed to take the control of the strategic village, while the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the killing of 9 fighters of the factions including 4 jihadis, in addition to the killing of 4 memebrs of the regime forces as a result of the clashes that took place in the village today.
And the SOHR published on the 6th of June 2019, that the rebel and jihadi factions managed to impose their control over the strategic villages of Tal Melh and Kafr Hud in the northern countryside of Hama, after clashes against the regime forces and gunmen loyal to them, thus, the factions managed to monitor Muhradah – Al-Suqaylabiyah road and impose pressure over the regime forces and gunmen loyal to them in parts of Kafr Nabudah and to Sharia village in Sahl Al-Ghab in the north-western countryside of Hama.
And with the fall of more casualties, it rose to at least 2776, 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 28th of July 2019, and they are: 837 civilians including 209 children and 154 citizen women, and they are 141 including 31 children and 31 women, and 5 of the civil defense and 3 of the ambulance team 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 462 including 127 children, 77 women, and 4 members of the rescue teams were killed in targeting by regime’s warplanes, also 102 people including 19 women and 17 children were killed in a ground shelling carried out by the regime forces, and 71 citizens including 24 children and 12 women were killed in shelling by the factions on al-Suqaylabiyah, Qamhana, Al-Rasif, Al-Aziziyah, Karnaz, Jurin, Al-Nairab Camp, neighborhoods in Aleppo city and its southern countryside, while at least 1007 fighters were killed in the Russian airstrikes and the regime’s aerial and ground shelling including 625 of the Jihadis, in addition to the killing of 932 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 28th of July 2019, the and Syrian Observatory documented the death of 3305 people in the Russian – Turkish truce areas, they are 1123 civilians including 291 children under the age of eighteen and 218 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 97 people including 29 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 1097 fighters were killed in different conditions within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 670 fighters of the “Jihadis” and 1089 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 3535 people in areas of Erdogan – Putin agreement, they are: 1206 civilians including 319 children and 232 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 98 people including 29 children and 15 women, were killed in the fall of shells launched by the factions, and 1160 fighters were killed in deferent circumstances within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 683 of the “Jihadi” fighters, and 1169 members of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them.