Regime forces continue shelling Maarrat Al-Nu’man countryside – more than 125 air strikes have targeted the “de-escalation” zone since morning
The regime forces shelled the towns of Al-Ghadfah, Al-Tah and Maarrat Al-Nu’man, while regime warplanes bombardment Al-Tah and Jarjnaz towns in Idlib countryside.
In the same context, 7 helicopters consecutively dropped barrel bombs on both Idlib and Latakia countryside. The bombardment has been concentrated on the clash areas.
On the other hand, rebel factions and “Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham” fended off an attempt by the regime forces to advance into the areas of Kabani and Al-Haddadah in Jabal Al-Akrad in the northern countryside of Latakia.
Thus, the number of barrel bombs dropped by helicopters on Tal Mannas, Deir Sharqi, Deir Gharbi, Al-Tah, Jarjnaz, Al-Ghadfa, Harran, Maaysarunah, Al-Halba, as well as the clash areas in the south-eastern countryside of Idlib, and the area of Kabani in Latakia countryside raised to 52.
While the number of raids by the regime warplanes on Saraqib, tal Mannas, Al-Deir Al-Sharqi, Harran, Mardin, Al-Halba, Al-Burj, Al-Qarati and Al-Haraki in Idlib countryside, as well as Kabani in Latakia countryside rose to 47.
For their part, the Russian warplanes targeted Al-Najiyah and Halaban in Idlib countryside, Kabani in Latakia countryside, and the vicinity of Darat Izza and Jazraya in Aleppo countryside with 28 raids.
In connection to this, clashes have been still continuing in the south-eastern countryside of Idlib. SOHR also monitored that the regime forces have become 4 km away from the Turkish observation point in “al-Sarman,” also, the number of villages that have been controlled by the regime forces since yesterday evening increased to 15, after they imposed their control over Al-Qatrah.
Besides, the death toll of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them raised to 19, while the death toll of the factions and the Jihadis who were killed after since midnight until now increased to 17, raising the death toll of both parties since the beginning of the clashes two days ago to 148, they are: 61 of the regime forces and their loyal militias, 87 fighters including 15 of the factions, and the rest of them are jihadi.