The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Regime artillery fire | Child and woman among five civilians killed and wounded in Kafr Noran town in western Aleppo

SOHR activists have documented the death of three civilians, including a child, and the injury of a man and a woman due to bombardment with artillery shells fired by regime forces stationed in the 46th Regiment in the western countryside of Aleppo on positions in Kafr Noran town in the same countryside.


The regime bombardment also injured six rebels who were near the site of the attack.


SOHR activists had documented civilian casualties in artillery fire by regime forces on Kafr Noran town in the western countryside of Aleppo, which is under the control of Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham. SOHR sources also reported that regime forces fired artillery shells on Kafr Ammah town in the western countryside of Aleppo and the surrounding areas of Katyan and Maarrat Al-Na’san towns in the northern and eastern countryside of Idlib.


Meanwhile, factions of “Al-Fath Al-Mubin” operations room shelled regime positions in Kafr Halab and Miznaz villages in western Aleppo, but no further details have been reported yet about the number of casualties and material damage caused by the recent bombardment.


It is worth noting that exchange of fire is still underway on frontlines of the western countryside of Aleppo.


Since early 2023, SOHR has documented 150 operations in the “de-escalation zone,” including attacks, gunfire by snipers and bombardment, which left 231 combatants and civilians dead. In addition, these operations left over 127 combatants and 46 civilians, including five women and other children, injured.


The fatalities can be distributed as follows:


  • 12 civilians were killed by regime forces, including a woman and two children.


  • 165 members of regime forces, including nine officers.


  • An Afghan militiaman of “Liwaa Fatemiyoun.”


  • A member of the Syrian Hezbollah.


  • 44 members of Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham, including a French jihadist.


  • Two members of the jihadist faction of “Ansar Al-Tawheed.


  • One member of “Ahrar Al-Sham” movement.


  • One member of “Al-Sham Corps.”


  • One member of “Hurras Al-Din” organisation.


  • The Commander-in-chief of Russian Special Tasks Forces.


  • A militiaman of the Iranian-backed “Liwaa Al-Baqer.”


  • A member of “Soqour Al-Sham.”