In conjunction with the arrival of large military mobilizations of the regime forces in the areas of east of Hama and south of Idlib…about 37 persons were killed within “Putin – Erdogan” area
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that military reinforcements of vehicles and members of the regime forces and gunmen loyal to them, arrived today evening in the areas of Abu Dali, Atshan and Abu Omar in the eastern countryside of Hama and southern countryside of Idlib, which indicates to a ground attack may be carried out by the regime forces to advance and take the control of the areas of Al-Khwayn and Sukayk in the south of Idlib and the east of Hama.
While the SOHR documented 75 barrel bombs dropped by helicopters on areas in Al-Sakhr, Al-Lataminah and Kafr Zita north of Hama, Al-Hbit and Khan Shaykhun in the southern countryside of Idlib, and Kabana area in Jabal Al-Akrad, while the SOHR documented 94 raids carried out by regime’s warplanes since the morning on al-Sukayk and its surroundings, Kafr Sajna, al-Tamanah, Amiriya, Khan Shaykhun, al-Khwyn, Tar’ei Tremla and Al-Tah in the southern and southeastern countryside of Idlib, and al-Sakhr area, Kafr Zita, al-Lataminah, and al-Sayyad in the northern countryside of Hama, the SOHR also documented 38 raids carried out by the Russian warplanes on Khan Shaykhun city and its vicinity and Al-Khwayn in the southern countryside of Idlib, Kafr Zita town in the northern countryside of Hama, and Kabana hills in Latakia countryside, while it rose to 660, the number of shells and missiles launched by the regime forces on the southern countryside of Idlib, Sahl al-Ghab, Jabal Shashabo, and the northern countryside of Hama, in addition to mountains of the coast.
While the Syrian Observatory documented the death of 4 citizens who were killed today within “Putin – Erdogan” area, they are: 3 citizens were killed due to airstrikes by Russian warplanes and barrel bombs by regime’s warplanes that targeted Khan Shaykhun city in the southern sector of Idlib province, and a civilian in Russian airstrikes targeted the vicinity of Latmin village in the northern countryside of Hama, the SOHR also documented the killing of 24 fighters including 17 jihadis in the today’s battles in areas in the northern countryside of Hama, also 9 members of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them were killed in the same battles.
And with the fall of more casualties, it rose to at least 3015, 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 August 2019, and they are: 887 civilians including 218 children and 161 citizen women, and they are 160 including 31 children and 35 women, and 6 of the civil defense and 3 of the ambulance team were killed in Russian aerial bombardment on the countryside of Idlib and Hama, and 68 including 15 women and 10 children were killed in the fall of barrel bombs, and 474 including 131 children, 78 women, and 4 members of the rescue teams were killed in targeting by regime’s warplanes, also 106 people including 20 women and 20 children were killed in a ground shelling carried out by the regime forces, and 79 citizens including 26 children and 13 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 1118 fighters were killed in the Russian airstrikes and the regime’s aerial and ground shelling including 713 of the Jihadis, in addition to the killing of 1010 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 August 2019, and Syrian Observatory documented the death of 3544 people in the Russian – Turkish truce areas, they are 1173 civilians including 300 children under the age of eighteen and 225 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 105 people including 31 children under the age of eighteen and 17 citizen women over the age of eighteen, they were killed in the fall of shells launched by the factions, and 1204 fighters were killed in different conditions within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 747 fighters of the “Jihadis” and 1167 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 3774 people in areas of Erdogan – Putin agreement, they are: 1256 civilians including 329 children and 239 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 106 people including 31 children and 16 women, were killed in the fall of shells launched by the factions, and 1271 fighters were killed in deferent circumstances within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 760 of the “Jihadi” fighters, and 1245 members of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them.