The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Combatants injured in Idlib | Regime forces shell villages and frontlines in Lattakia and Hama

Four regime soldiers were injured with one of them being severely injured, where their positions were targeted with mortar shells by factions of the National Front of Liberation on Al-Arbikh Front in eastern Idlib countryside.

On the same context, regime forces fired heavy artillery shells on Ain Eissa and Al-Tofahiya Frontlines in northern Lattakia countryside, in addition to Al-Qahera, Al-Mansoura, Al-Ankawy and frontlines of Sahl Al-Ghab in western Hama countryside. However, no casualties were reported.

Since early 2023, SOHR has documented 319 operations in the “de-escalation zone,” including attacks, gunfire by snipers and bombardment, which left 499 combatants and civilians dead. In addition, these operations left over 232 combatants and 150 civilians, including 15 women and 36 children, injured.
The fatalities can be distributed as follows:
• 80 civilians, including ten women, 30 children and a civil defence member, were killed by regime forces.
• 322 members of regime forces, including 19 officers.
• An Afghan militiaman of “Liwaa Fatemiyoun.”
• A member of the Syrian Hezbollah.
• 74 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.”