المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Idlib | Civilian dies of injuries sustained by Turkish army in Benish, and clashes leave civilian dead in Armanaz city

Idlib province- Syrian Observatory for Human Rights:

SOHR eyewitnesses say that a civilian was killed and others were injured in Armanaz town in Idlib countryside, following clashes between civilians, including members of Tahrir Al-Sham.

According to Observatory sources, a security official of HTS opened fire indiscriminately on a young man from the city during a scuffle between them, seriously injuring one person, then died of injuries sustained.

In the meantime, members of HTS have deployed in the city of Armanaz, amid reports suggested that a security column belonging to Tahrir al-Sham arrived in the city to contain the situation.

The Syrian Observatory has documented the death of a civilian in the town of Benish of his injuries sustained on September 15, after being targeted by Turkish post soldiers while he was on his land late at night.

It is worth nothing that the Syrian Observatory said earlier that the Turkish post in the town of Benish is adjacent to the civilian land, and he was prevented by Turkish forces from entering it.

The number of people who have been killed in the countryside of Idlib, Aleppo, Hama and Latakia since the 26th of April 2018, as the security chaos escalated in the province, rose to 665. They were assassinated by car-bomb attacks, IED detonations, gunfire, abductions, killing and then their bodies were dumped in remote areas.

The breakdown of fatalities is as follows:

  • A fighter of Turkistan Islamic Party.
  • The wife of an Uzbek commander and another child was with her.
  • The attorney-general of the Ministry of Justice of the “Salvation Government”.
  • 195 civilians, including 23 children and 19 women.
  • 387 fighters of Syrian nationalities belong to Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham, al-Sham Corps, the Islamic Movement of Ahrar al-Sham, Jaysh al-Izza, and other factions operating in Idlib.
  • 70 fighters of Somali, Uzbek, Asian, Gulf, Jordanian, Turkish and Caucasian nationalities.

Meanwhile, the assassination attempts have injured tens of people with varying degrees of severity.

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