The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Military escalation | Regime soldier killed by HTS in Latakia and exchanged targeting between factions and regime forces leave injuries in Idlib

A regime soldier was killed by snippers of “HTS” on the frontline of Al-Kabanah in the northern countryside of Latakia. Furthermore. Factions of “Al-Fath Al-Mubin” operations room targeted positions of regime forces in kafarnabl city and villages of Al-Dar Al-Kabirah and Al-Malajah in Jabal Al-Zawiyah area in the southern countryside of idlib.
On this context, regime forces fired heavy artillery shells on Al-Barah,Kafar Aweid, Ihsem and Kansafrah towns in Jabal Al-Zawiyah area in the southern countryside of Idlib, which resulted in injuries and burning of a house in Ihsem town, amid a reconnaissance flight over Idlib’s areas and countryside.
Since early 2023, SOHR has documented 217 operations in the “de-escalation zone,” including attacks, gunfire by snipers and bombardment, which left 301 combatants and civilians dead. In addition, these operations left over 161 combatants and 70 civilians, including nine women and 22 children, injured.
The fatalities can be distributed as follows:
• 23 civilians, including four women, five children and a civil defence member, were killed by regime forces.
• 214 members of regime forces, including 13 officers.
• An Afghan militiaman of “Liwaa Fatemiyoun.”
• A member of the Syrian Hezbollah.
• 51 members of Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham, including a French jihadist.
• Three members of the jihadist faction of “Ansar Al-Tawheed.
• One member of “Ahrar Al-Sham” movement.
• Two members 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.”
• A member of the “National Liberation Front.