المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Night protests against local council and electricity company in Marea, for not fulfilling their obligations

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has monitored this evening a demonstration in the town of Marea, in the areas held by Turkish-backed factions in northern Aleppo countryside.

Demonstrators were protesting against members and the head of the local council in the town, and the electricity company “North”, for not fulfilling their obligations owed to the citizens, after they had paid money and expenses for electricity meters for lighting the streets of the town, while the electricity is being cut off for more than 6 hours a day, resulting in continuous interruption of pumping drinking water and forcing the people to buy it at high prices.

On the other hand, Idlib and areas held by Turkish-backed faction are experiencing a fuel crisis that is worsening daily, with an increasing need for generate electricity and operate utilities and health facilities.

 Fuel is no longer available in the markets of both types imported from Turkey, and refined locally, for several reasons, the most important of which is the interruption of oil coming from north-eastern Syria.

The fuel shortage has led to successive increasing in some basic materials, goods and needs, starting with the price of a water tank and the suspension of hospitals and ambulances, under the harsh humanitarian and living conditions of the people.

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