المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Sustaining severe injuries | Civilian killed in explosion in Idlib countryside

Idlib province: SOHR activists have documented the death of a civilian from Sarha town in the eastern countryside of Hama, on July 10, after sustaining severe injuries in a grenade explosion in the northern part of Idlib countryside. The victim was from Sarha town in the eastern countryside of Hama.

On June 24, SOHR activists, in Idlib province, documented finding of under 18-year-old adult killed by unknown gunmen, in Harm areas at the border of Liwaa Esckandron northern Idlib in Hayat Tahrir al-Sham and factions-controlled areas, but information about nature and conditions of his death remained unknown.

Syrian Observatory activists in these areas documented the death of 53 persons since the beginning of 2021 by bombings, shooting or kidnapping and then getting rid of much of the bodies in remote areas in Idlib and the surrounding villages or in Aleppo, Hama and Latakia.

According to the SOHR statistics, the fatalities were categorized as follows: 24 civilians, including three females, 25 Syrian fighters affiliated to HTS, Islamic and rebel factions, four from jihadist groups of non-Syrian nationals. Dozens others have been wounded in these attacks.

As more fatalities were documented, the number of people who have been killed in the countryside of Idlib, Aleppo, Hama, and Latakia since April 26, 2018, the start date of the security chaos to be escalated in these provinces, rose to 783. They were assassinated by bomb attacks, IED detonations, gunfire, abductions and then killing and throwing the bodies in remote areas. The fatalities were distributed as follows:

• A fighter in 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
• 244 civilians, including 24 children and 24 women
• 452 fighters of Syrian nationality 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
• 83 fighters of Somali, Uzbek, Asian, Gulf, Jordanian, Turkish and Caucasian nationalities.
Meanwhile, the assassination attempts have injured tens of people

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