The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

“Putin-Erdogan” area | Member of H*T*S kil*led and regime forces shell villages in Idlib

A member of HTS of Al-Fath Al-Mubin Operation Room was killed under the artillery shelling by the regime forces on southern frontlines of Al-Zawiyah Mountain.

Moreover, the regime ground forces stationed in the vicinity of “Putin-Erdogan” area fired heavy artillery shells on the vicinity of Al-Sirmaniya and Al-Qarqour Villages in western Hama countryside, in addition to shelling the frontline of Kabana in Jabal Al-Akrad (Mountain), Folaifal and Safohin in Al-Zawiyah Mountain. However, no casualties were reported, this coinciding with the flight of scout drones over the region.

Regime forces fired heavy artillery shells on villages and towns of San, Majdaliya, Maarbalit, kafar Nouran, Tadil, Al-Qasr, Al-Wasatah, Kafar Taal and Kafar Amah in Idlib and Aleppo countryside. Fuleyfel, Safouhen and Al-Fatirah towns in Jabal Al-Zawiyah area in the southern countryside of Idlib, within “Putin-Erdogan” area, were also subjected to the shelling. However, no causalities were reported.

Since early 2023, SOHR has documented 397 operations in the “de-escalation zone,” including attacks, gunfire by snipers and bombardment, which left 578 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.

365 members of regime forces, including 23 officers.

An Afghan militiaman of “Liwaa Fatemiyoun.”

A member of the Syrian Hezbollah.

87 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.”