In light of mounting aerial bombardment and the regime's large reinforcements, more than 8000 citizens displace from Maarrat Al-Nu'man and its eastern countryside in the past 24 hours • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

In light of mounting aerial bombardment and the regime’s large reinforcements, more than 8000 citizens displace from Maarrat Al-Nu’man and its eastern countryside in the past 24 hours

Citizens continue to displace from their areas in Idlib countryside to the unknown, in the shadow of the intense escalation of aerial and rocket bombardment in addition to the military reinforcements brought by the regime forces to positions in east and south-east of Idlib, where the Syrian Observatory monitored the displacement of hundreds of families from Maarrat Al-Nu’man city and its eastern countryside in the past 24 hours, after the large reinforcements brought by the regime forces to the area.

According to sources of the Syrian Observatory; the number of displaced people exceeded 8000 of those who headed to the north at the border with Iskenderun, where the whole area became empty of population almost completely, raising to 46000, the number of people forced to displacesince early December, where they have been forced to displace from the eastern countryside of Maarrat Al-Nu’man (the villages from Um Jalal to Maasaran and from Maarrat Al-Nu’man to the vicinity of Abu Al-Duhur), in addition to towns and villages in Jabal Al-Zawiya south of Idlib city, and villages in the east of Saraqib town in the eastern sector of Idlib countryside.

SOHR reported yesterday that regime forces continue to bring large military reinforcements to their positions in the southern sector of Idlib countryside, where this morning a huge military column consisting of armored vehicles, tanks and heavy vehicles in addition to soldiers and officers, arrived in Khan Sheikhoun city In southern Idlib countryside, as another military column arrived to Sinjar’s confrontation line in eastern Idlib countryside, the sources of the Syrian Observatory added that, the regime forces informed the people of Sinjar area to evacuate it, as the regime’s military operations room, supervised and run by Russian officers, demanded the members to raise the maximum readiness on the eastern confrontation lines of Idlib city, which looming a large-scale military operation to be launched in the next few hours or days, as regime forces have brought regular reinforcements to the area over the past few days.