The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

The factions carry out a counterattack on positions controlled by the regime forces, and 15 civilian casualties in Maarrat al-Nu’man and its countryside today

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented a new massacre committed by the Russian warplanes in Ma’saran town, where the Syrian Observatory documented the death of six citizens including four brothers, raising the number of civilian people killed to 15, they are: 7 citizens were killed in Maarrat al-Nu’man in bombing by the Russian warplanes for families as they try to displace to other areas, two citizens were killed by Russian airstrikes on Talmanas, and 6 casualties in bombing by the Russian warplanes on Ma’saran town, and in the same context, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored violent clashes between the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them against the rebel and Islamic factions in several areas, in a counterattack by the factions on sites from which the regime forces are advancing to control the villages of Marata, Farwan, and Babulin in the countryside of Maarrat al-Nu’man, and the Syrian Observatory had monitored that the regime forces are now advancing towards the villages of Kafr Baseen and Babulin on the outskirts of Jarjanaz town, in conjunction with rapid progress by the regime forces with intense air and land support.

The Syrian Observatory learned that the factions and Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham have withdrawn completely from al-Sarman village and Abu Makki, while the regime forces took control of large parts of the area, thus, besieging the Turkish observation post in “al-Sarman” from 3 sides, without besieging it completely, where the violent clashes are still taking place between the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them against the rebel factions and the Jihadi organizations, raising the number of areas they have controlled since the start of the military operation on the evening of Thursday, 30 areas, they are: Um Jalal, Um Al-Tweena, Al-Khariba, Al-Rabia, Al-Shaara, Bernan, Sahal, Al-Farjeh, Abu Habeh, Al-Rafeh, Al-Sarj, Haran, Al-Sayyadi, Tal al-Damm, Qatrah, Al-Brisa, Tal Al Sheikh, Mazra’aat Al Ali, Al Burj, Al Haraki, Al Mindar, Tahtaya, al-Helba, al-Qarati, Karsatna, al-M’eisruneh, Sakiya, al-Tah, al-Sarman, and Abu Makki.

Thus, the regime became on the outskirts of Jarjanaz, while the death toll of the regime forces since after midnight rose to 22, also the death toll of the factions and jihadists rose to 25, which in turn raise the death toll of both parties to 195 since the clashes began two days ago, they are: 83 of the regime forces and militias loyal to them, and 112 fighters including 21 of the factions and the rest are Jihadis.