The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Amid ongoing bombardment and exchange of attacks | “Ansar Al-Tawhid” kills regime soldier in Idlib countryside

SOHR sources have reported that a regime soldier was killed and another was injured, after having been shot by members of “Ansar Al-Tawhid” jihadist group on Al-Malajah frontline in Idlib countryside.


Meanwhile, regime forces fired artillery shells on the surrounding areas of Al-Faterah village in south Idlib countryside, the vicinity of Maarrat Alya and Saan villages in the south-eastern countryside of Idlib, the outskirts of Maarrat Al-Na’saan town to the east of Idlib city and Kafr Nouran village in the western countryside of Aleppo.


Since early 2023, SOHR has documented 278 operations in the “de-escalation zone,” including attacks, gunfire by snipers and bombardment, which left 429 combatants and civilians dead. In addition, these operations left over 215 combatants and 98 civilians, including 13 women and 32 children, injured.


The fatalities can be distributed as follows:


  • 32 civilians, including four women, nine children and a civil defence member, were killed by regime forces.


  • 307 members of regime forces, including 19 officers.


  • An Afghan militiaman of “Liwaa Fatemiyoun.”


  • A member of the Syrian Hezbollah.


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


  • 13 members of the jihadist faction of “Ansar Al-Tawhid.”


  • 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.”