The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Military escalation | Two civilians injured in artillery fire by regime forces on Sarmeen town in Idlib countryside

SOHR initial reports confirmed that two civilians were injured due to rocket fire by regime forces on Sarmeen town in eastern Idlib countryside.

 

Meanwhile, regime forces fired heavy artillery shells on Al-Nayrab town in Idlib countryside, but no casualties were reported.

 

Earlier today, SOHR sources reported that regime forces stationed at posts near “Putin-Erdogan” area fired heavy artillery shells on the frontlines of Al-Tofahiyah in Jabal Al-Akrad in northern Latakia countryside.

 

Meanwhile, regime forces fired heavy artillery shells on the vicinity of Ma’aret Al-Nasan town in northern Idlib countryside and the vicinity of Kafer Nuran village in western Aleppo countryside.

 

Moreover, rocket launchers of factions of “Al-Fath Al-Mubin” operations room fired missiles on positions of regime forces on the vicinity of Ma’aret Al-Numan city in southern Idlib countryside, amid reports of injured regime soldiers.

 

Since early 2023, SOHR has documented 394 operations in the “de-escalation zone,” including attacks, gunfire by snipers and bombardment, which left 574 combatants and civilians dead. In addition, these operations left over 257 combatants and 202 civilians, including 23 women and 43 children, injured.

 

The fatalities can be distributed as follows:

 

  • 98 civilians, including 13 women, 36 children, a civil defence member and a nurse, were killed by regime forces.

 

  • 362 members of regime forces, including 23 officers.

 

  • An Afghan militiaman of “Liwaa Fatemiyoun.”

 

  • A member of the Syrian Hezbollah.

 

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

 

  • 14 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.”

 

  • Five members of the “National Liberation Front.”