Warplanes of the regime and the Russians resume the heavy aerial bombardment on Maarrat al-Nu’man countryside after the factions and Jihadis withdrew from the areas they advanced to east of Khan Shaykhun
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that the factions and Jihadis withdrew from all the positions they advanced to today in the southeastern countryside of Idlib, where the offensive that began at dawn on Tuesday ended, and it caused tens of casualties and injuries among the regime, while the factions and Jihadis managed through this attack to control the villages of Sallumiyah and Abu Omar east of Khan Shaykhun city, before they withdraw from it and the regime forces took control of it, and in the same context, as soon as the attack of the factions east of Idlib ended; warplanes of the regime and the Russian guarantor returned and resumed their intensive bombardment on the eastern countryside of Maarrat al-Nu’man, where they carried out more than 20 raids targeting areas in Talmanas, Ma’aret Hurmah, al-Tah, the vicinity of al-Tamanah, and al-Khwyn, also the factions targeted using missiles places Khan Shaykhun city which is controlled by the regime in the southern countryside of Idlib, while it rose to 350, the number of shells and missiles launched by the regime forces targeting places in Ma’aret Hurmah, Sehyan, Hish, Babulin, Jarjanaz, Muqah, Deir Sharqi, Ameriyah, Marshmarin, Maarzita, Kafrsajna, Kafr Nubl, and Hass.
And with the fall of more casualties, it rose to at least 3963, 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 27th of August 2019, and they are: 1007 civilians including 248 children and 177 citizen women, and they are 223 including 44 children and 43 women, and 8 of the civil defense and 5 of the ambulance team were killed in Russian aerial bombardment on the countryside of Idlib and Hama, and 79 including 16 women and 13 children were killed in the fall of barrel bombs, and 514 including 144 children, 85 women, and 5 members of the rescue teams were killed in targeting by regime’s warplanes, also 111 people including 20 women and 21 children were killed in a ground shelling carried out by the regime forces, and 80 citizens including 26 children and 14 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 1590 fighters were killed in the Russian airstrikes and the regime’s aerial and ground shelling including 1049 of the Jihadis, in addition to killing of 1366 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 27th of August 2019, and Syrian Observatory documented the death of 4491 people in the Russian – Turkish truce areas, they are 1292 civilians including 330 children under the age of eighteen and 241 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 106 people including 31 children under the age of eighteen and 18 citizen women over the age of eighteen, they were killed in the fall of shells launched by the factions, and 1676 fighters were killed in different conditions within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 1084 fighters of the “Jihadis” and 1523 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 4721 people in areas of Erdogan – Putin agreement, they are: 1375 civilians including 359 children and 255 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 107 people including 31 children and 19 women, were killed in the fall of shells launched by the factions, and 1743 fighters were killed in deferent circumstances within the demilitarized area since Putin – Erdogan agreement, including 1186 of the “Jihadi” fighters, and 1603 members of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them.