The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Death toll update | Four civilians killed in guided missile attack by regime forces on agricultural tractor in Sahl Al-Ghab, north-west of Hama

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has monitored a spike in the death toll of civilians, following an attack with a guided missile on a tractor and an agricultural vehicle in the village of Al-Zaqum in north-western countryside of Hama, fired by regime forces stationed in Tanjarra in Sahl Al-Ghab. The death toll has risen to four civilians, including two people from one family.

According to Syrian Observatory sources, the victims hail from the village of Al-Laj in rural Idlib and went to plough agricultural land there.

SOHR sources said earlier this morning that regime forces targeted agricultural tractor and agricultural vehicle with a guided missile in the village of Al-Zaqum in Sahl Al-Ghab, north-west of Hama, killing two people and injuring another. The bodies were charred.

On the other hand, opposition factions and regime forces exchange of fire on frontlines in Jabal al-Zawiya. While regime forces shelled places in Jabal Al-Turkman in northern countryside of Latakia, and al-Ziyarat and Qastoun in Sahl Al-Ghab in north-west Hama countryside.

Yesterday, SOHR activists documented the death of regime soldier in clashes and exchange of fire between regime forces and loyalists on one hand, and rebel and Islamic factions on the other, in Ain Issa frontlines in Jabal Al-Turkman in the northern countryside of Latakia.

On the other hand, regime forces shelled the villages of Sallour, Qarrat Omar and other positions in Jabal Al-Turkman, causing material damage to a military position affiliated to the factions.