The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Military escalation | Regime soldier shot dead by sniper of “Al-Fath Al-Mubin” operations room in western Aleppo countryside

A regime soldier was shot dead by a sniper of “Al-Fath Al-Mubin” operations room on the frontline of the 46th Regiment in western Aleppo countryside.


Since early 2023, SOHR has documented 418 operations in the “de-escalation zone,” including attacks, gunfire by snipers and bombardment, which left 604 combatants and civilians dead. In addition, these operations left over 263 combatants and 207 civilians, including 24 women and 44 children, injured.


The fatalities can be distributed a” follows:


  • 108 civilians, including 14 women, 43 children, a civil defence member and a nurse, were killed by regime forces.


  • 377 members of regime forces, including 26 officers.


  • An Afghan militiaman of “Liwaa Fatemiyoun.”


  • A member of the Syrian Hezbollah.


  • 90 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.”


  • Six members of the “National Liberation Front