المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

In the largest massacre since the collapse of ceasefire agreement…more than 40 citizens were killed and injured in Russian airstrikes on gathering of displaced people south of Idlib

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented more human losses due to the massacre carried out by the Russian warplanes after they targeted a gathering of displaced people in the vicinity of Hass town in the southern countryside of Idlib, where it rose to 15 citizens including 6 children and 4 women, the number of people who were killed by warplanes of the Russian guarantor, while the number of casualties is expected to increase because of the presence of more than 25 injuries, some of them have seriously wounded, in addition to information about other casualties.

And with the fall of more casualties, it rose to at least 3440, 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 16th of August 2019, and they are: 926 civilians including 229 children and 170 citizen women, and they are 188 including 39 children and 41 women, and 7 of the civil defense and 5 of the ambulance team were killed in Russian aerial bombardment on the countryside of Idlib and Hama, and 69 including 15 women and 10 children were killed in the fall of barrel bombs, and 483 including 134 children, 80 women, and 4 members of the rescue teams were killed in targeting by regime’s warplanes, also 107 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 1334 fighters were killed in the Russian airstrikes and the regime’s aerial and ground shelling including 856 of the Jihadis, in addition to killing of 1180 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 16th of August 2019, and Syrian Observatory documented the death of 3969 people in the Russian – Turkish truce areas, they are 1212 civilians including 311 children under the age of eighteen and 234 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 1420  fighters were killed in different conditions within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 901 fighters of the “Jihadis” and 1337 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 4199 people in areas of Erdogan – Putin agreement, they are: 1295 civilians including 340 children and 248 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 1487 fighters were killed in deferent circumstances within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 1003 of the “Jihadi” fighters, and 1417 members of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them.

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